Florida education news: Magnet schools, principal resignation, virtual charter schools and more
NO REPORT: Hillsborough school officials kept no written documentation of the events surrounding a girl's death that started on a school bus ride. (Photo courtesy of Trial Practices Inc.)
WHO'S IN? Hernando School Board members discuss changes to the district's magnet school rules.
RESIGNED: Zephyrhills High School principal Steve Van Gorden quits his post, apologizing for unspecified lapses in judgment.
SENTENCED: The teen accused of killing retired Pasco Gulf High principal Ed Campbell pleads to second-degree murder and gets life in prison.
SETTLED: The Duval school district ends its lawsuit trying to block Florida Virtual Academy from opening in the county, the News Service of Florida reports.
OPTIONS: State College of Florida trustees seek information about how to proceed with their president search, the Bradenton Herald reports.
REINSTATED: The Palm Beach school district lets nine students return to a high school band just days after saying they were ineligible, the Palm Beach Post reports.
FLUENCY: Many south Florida children attend after-school programs to make sure they don't lose their native languages as they learn in English in school, the Miami Herald reports.