Florida education news: College funding, high school testing, class size and more
MORE MONEY, PLEASE: Florida university students rally in Tallahassee for more higher education funding as lawmakers issue warnings that the budgets will be tight.
LET KIDS LEARN: Pinellas schools superintendent Julie Janssen tells parents that unruly behavior won't be tolerated as fights continue at John Hopkins Middle School.
IN THE FINALS: Florida makes the cut as a finalist for a piece of the Race to the Top.
AMENDING THE AMENDMENT: Changes to the Florida class size amendment are headed to the Senate floor, the AP reports.
CLOSE A SCHOOL: Manatee County residents offer the school district ideas on how to save money, the Bradenton Herald reports.
A DIFFERENT PATH: Treasure Coast high school administrators look at FCAT failure as a chance to set teens on the road to college by encouraging them to take the ACT or SAT instead, the Stuart News reports.
PAY UP: Struggling Bradenton Prep sues two families for unpaid tuition, the Bradenton Herald reports.
WHERE HAVE ALL THE MEN GONE? There's a gender gap at the colleges in and around Jacksonville, the Florida Times-Union reports.
SOCIAL STALKING: Brevard school officials ponder what to do with a student who used Facebook to threaten a teacher, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
KEEP IT WARM: The Marion School Board looks into canceling its deal that allows Progress Energy to cut power to schools when demand outstrips supply, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.