Florida education news: Home schooling, advanced courses, math and science degrees, and more
HOME SCHOOLING: A growing number of Pasco families choose to educate their children their own way, mirroring a statewide trend. (Times photo, Brendan Fitterer)
TAKING CHARGE: Interim superintendent John Stewart has quickly put the Pinellas school system on a more stable path.
CHASING CREDITS: Polk high schools see large increases in students taking Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
FEWER TEACHERS, LARGER CLASSES: Broward schools see class sizes increase after budget-based layoffs, the Miami Herald reports.
GET PRACTICAL: Florida universities want more students to enroll in science and math related degree programs, the News Service of Florida reports.
SELLING THE TAX: Monroe School Board leaders begin talking about how to get voters to back a tax referendum, the Keynoter reports.
DIVERSIFYING: Volusia's independent colleges see an increase in minority students, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.