Florida education news: Catholic schools, student loans, media specialists and more
NEW DIRECTION: The Diocese of St. Petersburg revamps its school offerings with a goal of rejuvenating enrollment. (Times photo, Kathleen Flynn)
SHARED LIVES: A married couple lead two Lake County schools that couldn't be more different, yet share many of the same concerns, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
STILL IN THE HOLE: Almost 2 million people over age 60 have yet to pay off their student loans, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
BONUS BATTLE: Florida State College at Jacksonville refuses to disclose information about employee bonuses, the Florida Times-Union reports.
MORE WITH LESS: Lee schools cut support staff such as custodians even as enrollment rises, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. • The Collier School Board eliminates 100 positions including media specialists, the News-Press reports.
NO MORE SUBSIDIES: The Palm Beach school district considers charging local charter schools for services they now get for free, the Palm Beach Post reports.
ANXIOUS TIMES: Florida universities report an increasing level of anxiety among students, the Palm Beach Post reports.