Florida education news: cadavers, bombs, expense audits and more
SILENT TEACHERS: The USF College of Medicine uses donated cadavers to teach, the St. Petersburg Times reports. (Photo by Willie J. Allen Jr. of the St. Petersburg Times.)
COACH SUSPENDED: From Spoto High after arrest in a prostitution sting, the St. Petersburg Times reports.
SECOND THOUGHT ON SPORTS CUTS: With a Title IX lawsuit looming, the FHSAA votes to rescind a controversial move to cut back on high school sports games, the Gainesville Sun reports.
SCHOOLS NOT BOMBS: The Orange County school district is suing two engineering companies that okayed the building of a middle school on a former bombing range, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
EXPENSE AUDIT: The expenses charged by Palm Beach County School Board members, the superintendent and top district administrators will be reviewed by an external auditor, the Palm Beach Post reports.
RECYCLING SLOWS: Budget cuts force Alachua schools to scale back its recycling efforts, the Gainesville Sun reports.
SHORTCHANGING SCHOOLS: Why is Florida abdicating its constitutional duty to adequately fund public schools, the Miami Herald editorial board asks.
VIRTUAL TEACH-IN: The state’s annual job fair for teachers is now on line, the Bradenton Herald reports.