Florida education news: College admissions, school closures, charter schools and more
HIGHER BAR: Florida Gulf Coast University considers increasing admission requirements for graduate programs, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. (Times file photo)
EASIER EDUCATION: A German foreign exchange student finds classes in Manatee schools less challenging than back home, the Bradenton Herald reports.
SCHOOL'S OUT: Broward and Palm Beach schools close to make room for Election Day, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
NO RAISE: Duval superintendent Ed Pratt-Dannals looks to extend his contract but without added pay, the Florida Times-Union reports.
SUING SCHOOL: Several Florida students sue MedVance private college over misleading practices, the Palm Beach Post reports.
NO MORE LAPTOPS: The Okaloosa school district will switch teachers to desktop computers to save $880,000 over three years, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
TOUGH TIMES AHEAD: Two of Flagler County's three charter schools face difficult finances in the coming year, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
TIME TO GO: Polk schools superintendent Gail McKinzie looks forward to retired life, the Lakeland Ledger reports.