Florida education news: Credit recovery, teacher observations, science lessons and more
BACK ON TRACK: Wesley Chapel High leads Pasco County in helping students recover credits so they can graduate on time. (Times photo, Stephen Coddington)
SURPRISE: Some Hillsborough teachers say informal "drop-in" observations by peer teachers stress them out.
BUS SAFETY: St. Lucie officials aim to reassure students that they're safe on school buses after a recent fatal crash, the Stuart News reports.
HANDS ON: Lee schools sponsor a weekend event designed to get students more excited about science and engineering, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
ON THE BRINK: Volusia officials consider whether to close a charter school over poor student achievement, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
EXTRA SUPPORT: The Polk school district looks for donations so it can help 100 homeless seniors participate in high school graduation, the Ledger reports.