Florida education news: Adult education, school recognition funds, rats on campus and more
FINANCIAL AID: The Pasco school district's technical education center sees a spike in adult enrollment after it offers access to federal grants. (Times photo, Stephen Coddington)
HANDS OUT: USF prepares to solicit its students for donations.
NOT ENOUGH? Florida officials wonder if there's adequate funding to support the state's school recognition program, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
STUDENT SAFETY: Volusia school leaders plan to step up their programs educating students about safe walking to school after two students are struck on their way to classes, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
OVERRUN: A Palm Beach elementary school is "experiencing a problem with rodents," the Palm Beach Post reports.
TENURE TRACK: Florida lawmakers discuss the future of tenure for university professors, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
HE DOESN'T DELIVER: A man who pledged $3 million to the Brevard Education Foundation has yet to make good on the donation, Florida Today reports.
LABOR NEWS: Okaloosa teachers file an unfair labor practices complaint against the district, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
FOUR MORE YEARS: Monroe voters renew a tax mechanism to support general school operations, the Keynoter reports.