Florida education news: Great American Teach-In, school resource officers, high school sports violations and more
TEACH-IN: The retired head of U.S. military special operations stops in for a visit with San Antonio Elementary School students as part of the annual Great American Teach-In. (Times photo, Stephen Coddington)
MORE CUTS LOOMING: Florida school districts including Marion project multimillion-dollar shortfalls again in 2012-13, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
CHARTER CONCERNS: Alachua school district officials worry that outsider charter school companies might use the state's high-performing charter law to infiltrate their county, the Gainesville Sun reports.
'GIVE US TIME': Leaders of a new Collier charter school ask parents for patience as they revamp the school's administration, the Naples Daily News reports.
LESS SECURITY: Three Brevard schools lose their resource officers amid budget cuts, Florida Today reports.
INFIGHTING: The Duval School Board spars while choosing a chairman, the Florida Times-Union reports.
PUNISH THE PARENTS: The Polk School Board pushes to hold parents more accountable for rule-breaking in high school sports, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
PRAISE, NO RAISE: UCF president John Hitt gets a glowing evaluation but his pay remains the same, the Orlando Sentinel reports.