Florida education news: Achievement gap, Penny for Pasco, college debt and more
SEEKING SOLUTIONS: Middleton High School aims to eliminate an achievement gap in a strugglng, low-income east Tampa neighborhood. (Times photo, Carolina Hidalgo)
WORDS MATTER: Pasco school and county lawyers look to craft the most compelling 75-word ballot language for the Penny for Pasco sales tax.
DISCRIMINATION? The federal Office of Civil Rights investigates a complaint than an Winter Springs charter school denied access to a child with autism, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
INDEBTED: The next national financial crisis will come from college debt, Miami Herald columnist Fred Grimm writes.
STAY AWAY: A Manatee middle school teacher seeks a restraining order against one of her seventh-grade students, the Herald-Tribune reports.
AT ODDS: A local watchdog continues to criticize financial decisions at the Monroe school district, the Keynoter reports.
HOTEL FAMILIES: Homeless children living in Disney area hotels begin to pop up in suburban Osceola County schools, the Orlando Sentinel reports.