Florida education news: Civics, Facebook comments, school grades and more
DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT ... Florida eighth graders soon will need to pass a civics end-of-course exam to move into high school.
BAD MOVE? The Pasco School Board criticizes the superintendent's decision to transfer a well-regarded administrator.
STAY SAFE: The Miami-Dade school district joins with other agencies to raise awareness about human sex trafficking, the Miami Herald reports.
FOR THE TREES: The Broward school district is cited for removing several mature mahogany trees without permits, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
LAWSUIT: A former Palm Beach student is suing the school district over a 2009 bullying incident, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
EVERYONE COUNTS: Schools for students with special needs expect added scrutiny under Florida's new school grading system, Florida Today reports.
MOOT POINT: The Polk school district's student transfer policy limits the reach of Florida's new student-athlete transfer law, the Ledger reports.
GAMBLE: Several central Florida school districts have reduced their hurricane insurance coverage, the Orlando Sentinel reports.