Florida education news: International Baccalaureate, class size, school funding and more
FIGHTING BACK: Students and parents in Palm Harbor University High's International Baccalaureate program try to stop the district from moving IB to another high school. (Times photo, Jim Damaske)
TOO MUCH TENSION: Lacoochee Elementary principal Karen Marler's failure to stop infighting on her staff led to her removal.
MAKING THE CASE: Proponents and foes of Amendment 8 present their arguments to the Florida Supreme Court over whether the measure should be counted.
LOOKING AHEAD: USF president Judy Genshaft sets high goals for the next decade in her annual state of the university speech.
WATCH FOR KIDS: Hillsborough schools caution drivers to pay attention to pedestrians on Walk to School day.
PINELLAS SCHOOL BOARD: The Times recommends Lew Willams for Pinellas School Board District 7.
DON'T CUT EDUCATION: A new survey of Floridians shows that a majority think public education funding should not be reduced any more in the state budget, the Herald-Tribune reports.
COMING TO KIPP: US Education Secretary Arne Duncan will attend the grand opening of KIPP's new charter school in Jacksonville, the Florida Times Union reports.
SCHOOL TAXES: Flagler school district leaders strive to make sure voters understand the tax they'll vote on in November is not a new tax, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
UNDERSTANDING MATH: Collier elementary schools change the way they teach math to move away from rote memorization, the Naples Daily News reports.
INTEREST HIGH: The Lee school district receives more new charter school applications than ever before, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
NEVER MIND: Palm Beach superintendent Art Johnson withdraws a proposal to give himself broad powers to transfer students to any school for class size compliance, the Palm Beach Post reports.