Florida education news: FCAT, UF tuition, student scholarships and more
SPECIAL TREATMENT: Florida lawmakers slide a provision into law that would give UF and FSU a leg up over other universities in applying all their tuition revenue to academics instead of financial aid.
TALKING ABOUT CELL TOWERS: The Hillsborough County Commission holds public hearings on the safety of cell towers near schools.
LOOKING TO LEAVE: Hernando superintendent Wayne Alexander might be the top choice to lead a Rhode Island school district. Or not. No one is saying.
SWINE FLU: One kid at a Pasco school had it. But the student is all better now, and school remains in session.
LESSONS IN DEAF EDUCATION: Blossom Montessori in Pinellas teaches deaf students what they need to get ahead in life.
TOO MUCH: The State Board of Education sends the wrong message in raising teacher certification test fees above the cost of the Bar Exam, the Times editorializes.
SOMEONE LISTENED: Collier delays action on its bid over child care services after parents voice concerns, the Naples Daily News reports.
DON'T DRINK, OK? Lee school and community officials launch a major anti-drinking campaign for the county's students, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
SURPRISE! Fifteen Broward students get $20,000 scholarships from the district as officials decide that's how they want to spend their Broad Prize, the Miami Herald reports.
ALL OVER: Santa Rosa makes the closing of one small school official, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.