Florida education news: Furloughs, school taxes, sex education and more
LOCAL LABOR NEWS: Those "inevitable" furloughs for Pinellas teachers disappeared in negotiations Monday. • Hillsborough teachers are likely to see their health benefit costs rise.
SEX ED: Flagler schools and community groups aim to move sex education away from abstinence only and make the lessons more real, FlaglerLive.com reports.
BUILDING LESSONS: Fledgling architects learn tools of the trade at a specialty Miami-Dade summer camp, the Miami Herald reports.
OUTTA HERE: The student body president at Florida Gulf Coast University resigns his post amid pot smoking allegations, the Naples Daily News reports.
ANOTHER LOOK: The Indian River School Board will review an investigation that prompted the superintendent to transfer the district's HR director, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.
CRITICAL NEEDS: The Manatee School Board approves a .25 mill property tax increase for operating needs, but tries to offset the amount with a reduction to its capital projects tax rate, the Herald-Tribune reports.
JOB CUTS: Volusia schools eliminate 314 positions this year to reduce district spending, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.