Florida education news: Charter schools, education commissioner search, FCAT scores and more
CHARTER CHANGES: Operators of Florida charter schools complain that some school districts make it too hard to do business, Florida Trend reports.
WHO WANTS IT? Florida's education system has led to a point where no one qualified wants to be commissioner, the Palm Beach Post editorializes.
ON READING: Duval third graders must surpass FCAT grade-level reading standards to be proficient by tenth grade, the Florida Times-Union reports.
THINKING DIFFERENTLY: Flagler and Volusia schools see an increase in students taking online courses, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
OVERCOMING THE ODDS: Liberty City's Rashad Flanders becomes the first in his family to graduate high school, the Miami Herald reports.
FOR THE STUDENTS: A new prep school focused on "critical thinking" prepares to open in Palm Beach County, the Palm Beach Post reports.
STILL WAITING: Thousands of Seminole students don't know where they'll go to school in the fall, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
COMING UP: The Florida Department of Education plans to release all remaining FCAT scores this morning • Today's the extended deadline to apply for Florida education commissioner