Florida education news: Graduation rates, school class size, test results and more
ON THE RISE: High school graduation rates in Florida and around the Tampa Bay area continue an upward trend.
TOP OF THE CLASS: Hernando County will honor its school-related employees
MORE CHOICES: The University of South Florida adds new courses to its undergraduate catalog, the Oracle reports.
UNDERWHELMING: Florida's seniors perform below the national average on the latest NAEP test, the Miami Herald reports.
TIME TO HIRE: The Collier school district needs 223 more teachers to meet the state's class size requirements, the Naples Daily News reports.
NEW LANGUAGE: A revised version of legislation to change teacher pay, evaluations and contracts emerges in Tallahassee, the News Service of Florida reports.
HANDS OFF: An Orange County high school teacher resigns amid accusations that she had sex with students, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
OUTTA HERE: Daytona State College president Ken Sharples takes a $1.2 million buyout to end months of dissension over some failed projects, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
FLYING HIGH: Santa Rosa Milton High launches its new flight academy, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
STILL WAITING: Florida high schools anxiously await the release of their state grades, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.