Special needs. Duval parents win a court fight with the district over appropriate education for their daughter with autism. But what’s next? Florida Times-Union.
Lawsuits. Florida Education Association Vice President Joanne McCall explains the union’s decision to sue the state over SB 850 in a Tampa Tribune column.
Teacher quality. The Duval school board signs off on a plan intended to draw highly rated teachers to schools where they are needed the most. Florida Times-Union.
Retention. A New York Times article on third-grade retention notes improved reading scores among Florida’s fourth graders.
Campaigns. The Sun-Sentinel sizes up the field running for Palm Beach County school board. Seminole County school district employees who campaigned for a sales-tax initiative could face disciplinary consequences. Orlando Sentinel.
Vals and sals. Pasco schools will keep their honorary titles for graduates, at least for the time being. Tampa Bay Times.
Administration. Collier school board members look to create a policy for administrator contract renewals. Naples Daily News.
Graduation. The Bradenton Herald covers a unique graduation ceremony.
Nutrition. A revamped Flagler food program will include dinner at after school programs. Daytona Beach News-Journal.
CAPE. Okaloosa officials look at how their district stacks up, and finds it issues large numbers of industry certifications. WEAR.