Florida education news: Class size, school traffic, graduation rates and more
ON AMENDMENT 8: A fine idea in theory, Florida's class size amendment is proving unmanageable for schools and voters should support easing the rules, the Times editorializes. (Cartoon by Jake Fuller)
LET'S GET PHYSICAL: Brevard schools seek to partner with gyms and golf clubs to get underserved children more athletic activities, Florida Today reports.
THAT DARNED SCHOOL: A Volusia store owner complains that school traffic blocks his business for three hours daily, costing him lots of money, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
MIAMI IDOL: About 30 Miami-Dade students compete for a chance to perform in a concert to benefit the school district, the Miami Herald reports.
FIGHTING FAILURE: Palm Beach leaders join forces to seek ways to combat the school district's abysmal graduation rate for black males, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
CHECK AGAIN: Orange orders another audit of its troubled construction division, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
JUST SAY NO: Escambia students take the district's new anti-drug push to heart, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.