Florida education news: education priorities, school taxes, enrollment and more
TAKE CARE OF CHILDREN: A new organization — Children's Movement of Florida — plans statewide rallies to unveil the "Milk Campaign" to improve children's education and well being. More from El Nuevo Herald.
HERNANDO SCHOOL BOARD: The Times recommends John Sweeney, Keane Chapman and Mike Bainum for Hernando School Board.
LAWYERS FOR EVERYONE: The Collier School Board looks to get its own lawyer involved in negotiating the superintendent's new contract, the Naples Daily News reports.
NO NEW SCHOOLS: For the first time in 15 years, Lee begins a new academic year without a new school to open, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
DRIVE SAFELY: Brevard motorists face $148 fines for speeding in a school zone as classes resume today, Florida Today reports.
MIXED REACTION: Okaloosa schools see middling support for their sales tax referendum that goes to voters on Aug. 24, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
NOT SO BAD: Bay schools don't experience the enrollment decline expected with the drawdown of forces at Tyndall Air Force Base, the Panama City News Herald reports.