Florida education news: civics education, school grades, superintendent search and more
WHO'S ON THE SUPREME COURT? Florida middle school students will have to take a civics course to get into high school, the Destin Log reports.
IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? Three new medical programs are slated to open in Palm Beach County, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
FOLLOWING FLORIDA: Louisiana adopts a school grading system similar to Florida's, the Shreveport Times reports. • Indiana lawmakers begin debating a corporate tax credit scholarship program, the Louisville Courier-Journal reports.
TAKE IT BACK: Manatee superintendent Tim McGonegal rejects his raise, the Bradenton Herald reports.
INPUT WANTED: Collier officials ask residents what traits they'd like to see in a new schools superintendent, the Naples Daily News reports.
NO WARNING: Manatee school and police officials didn't alert parents or the public that a girl was raped near a high school for nearly two weeks, even though the suspect was at large, the Herald-Tribune reports.
SUPPORT OUR SUPER: Several principals rally for outgoing Palm Beach superintendent Art Johnson, the Palm Beach Post reports.
COMMUNITY SCHOOL: A new Volusia elementary school will aim to get to some of the root problems that affect children's academic performance, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.