Florida education news: Facebook postings, school closures, stopping for school buses and more
DON'T POST IT: An appeals court upholds a Manatee teacher's suspension over what the district considered improper Facebook postings, the Bradenton Herald reports.
DON'T SAY IT: A Broward teacher faces suspension after being accused of calling a Haitian-American student "little chocolate boy," the Miami Herald reports. More from the Sun-Sentinel.
DON'T GO: Several parents keep their kids home after their Palm Beach school discovers a rat infestation, the Palm Beach Post reports.
TV CUTBACKS: Daytona State College tells everyone who works at the school television station that their jobs end on June 30, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
SAVE OUR SCHOOLS: Proposed changes to school district retirement contributions might allow Seminole to keep two schools open that it had planned to shut for savings, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
RED MEANS STOP: The Palm Beach school district explores using cameras to catch and ticket drivers who pass buses with their stop signs extended, the Palm Beach Post reports.
Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview about anti-bullying efforts with author Jodee Blanco.