Florida education news: Education budget, FCAT cheating, field trips and more
BUDGET CEREMONY: Gov. Rick Scott will sign the new state budget into law at a Jacksonville school to stress that he got his request for more education funding.
EXTRA HELP: The University of South Florida makes it easier for military veterans to pursue master's degrees in business.
FCAT CHEATING: A Miami charter school principal is suspended for tampering with student FCAT booklets, the Miami Herald reports.
LESS ART: Lake County school officials predict more students will need remediation after this year's FCAT, meaning less time for electives like art and music, CFNews13.com reports.
CAMPUS LIFE: The University of North Florida makes it possible for some students with intellectual disabilities to attend college and live in the dorms, the Florida Times-Union reports.
LEGAL FEES: The Manatee School Board focuses on its legal department as it looks for ways to reduce expenses, the Herald-Tribune reports.
FIELD TRIP FINANCES: Palm Beach school principals look for stricter rules on the handling of expensive field trips, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
PITCH TIME: The three finalists for Seminole schools superintendent tell the School Board why they think they're best for the job, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
THINK AGAIN: UF students protest proposed cuts to the university's computer and information science and engineering department, the Gainesville Sun reports.