Charter schools. News Service of Florida writes up an administrative law judge’s ruling that a district cannot require charter schools to provide transportation.
Bright Futures. Should precalculus be mandatory for students to qualify for merit-based financial aid? StateImpact.
Budgets. A funding boost means schools find themselves better off than last year. Naples Daily News.
Turnover. Some parents raise concerns about teacher turnover in struggling Duval schools. Florida Times-Union. An incentive pay program helps draw high-performing teachers to struggling, high-turnover schools. Fort Myers News-Press.
STEM. A Palm Beach resource teacher wins presidential recognition for excellence in math and science education. Sun-Sentinel.
Testing. The Heartland Institute looks at Florida’s testing issues.
Early dismissal. Brevard schools decide to release students early on Wednesdays. Florida Today.
Safety. A volunteer softball coach is accused of sending explicit photos to high school girls. Fort Myers News-Press.
School boards. A Manatee school board member is now in hospice care. Bradenton Herald.
RIP. A trailblazing Miami-Dade computer science teacher dies. Miami Herald.