CONNECTIONS: Brett Kavanaugh, the newest nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, has ties to several Florida cases including his defense of Jeb Bush's effort to set up a school voucher program, the Miami Herald reports.
EARLY EDUCATION: Preschool advocates criticize the state's kindergarten readiness test as flawed, the Capitol News Service reports.
IN THE LAB: The University of Florida welcomes high school seniors for summer research opportunities, the Gainesville Sun reports.
SCHOOL MASCOT: Students attending a new Manatee County high school will pick its mascot, but area residents can offer ideas, the Bradenton Herald reports.
TAXES: Palm Beach County's school superintendent drops his proposal to share revenue from a new local property tax increase if voters approve it, the Palm Beach Post reports.
LABOR NEWS: Florida's college adjunct professors continue to seek union protections, most recently at Miami Dade College, the Florida Phoenix reports. • The Leon County Classroom Teachers Association strives to boost membership above 50 percent, WFSU reports.
PERSONALIZED LEARNING: Some Palm Beach County schools are finding student success by tailoring lessons to student needs, Redefined reports.