Florida education news: Florida teacher pay, tea party civics lessons, student-athlete school transfers and more
WIRED: A Hernando Nature Coast Technical High student helps area schools with their technology needs. (Times photo, Will Vragovic)
62ND NO MORE: Hernando's average teacher pay no longer is at the bottom of Florida's counties.
TEA PARTY CLASSES: A Tampa area tea party-affiliated group will offer students weekend civics lessons.
LEGAL RECRUITING? Some St. Lucie high schools lose top athletes to other schools through opportunity scholarships, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Palm Beach School Board approves teacher raises for the first time in four years, the Palm Beach Post reports.
FINDING FRAUD: Palm Beach creates a new inspector general office to root out corruption within the district, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
LEFT OUT: USF Polytechnic students want a say in whether their campus splits from the University of South Florida system, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
STUDENT SHIFT: Nearly 12 percent of Monroe students now attend charter schools, the Keynoter reports.
WHAT'S IN A LIBRARY? UF officials propose moving two department library collections, prompting a debate on the value of libraries, the Gainesville Sun reports.