Florida education news: Classical education, teacher evaluations, student-teacher relations and more
LOGIC AND LATIN: Pasco County prepares to get a charter school focused on classical learning.
REMOVED AGAIN: A teacher who had been disciplined in Hernando and dismissed in Pasco now is removed from his Hillsborough classroom without explanation.
POSSIBILITIES: Countryside High offers students a chance to explore future paths with a career fair.
BEST RETURN: The Pinellas school district explores new methods to sell its surplus equipment.
FARCE: Florida's teacher evaluation law should be rewritten to more fairly rate teachers with meaningful measurements, the Times editorializes.
BATTLE: Money flows freely in the political battle over Florida's future education plan, Orlando Sentinel columnist Aaron Deslatte reports.
UNHAPPY: Florida Atlantic University faculty slam the school's president in a survey, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
DATA DIVA: Miami-Dade superintendent Alberto Carvalho wins the state's district data leader award, the Miami Herald reports.
LABOR NEWS: The St. Lucie school district increases substitute bus driver pay, the St. Lucie Tribune reports. • The Broward Teachers Union looks ahead with optimism under new leadership, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
TOO CLOSE? The Florida Department of Education examines teacher-student relationships at the request of Bay leaders, who have a teacher who fathered a child with a recent district graduate, the Panama City News Herald reports.
ORDERED: A federal judge issues a final order that state universities may not charge out-of-state tuition to children of illegal immigrants who are Florida residents, the Orlando Sentinel reports.