Florida education news: Military veterans as students, adequate education funding, writing tests and more
EXTRA ATTENTION: USF helps military veterans make the transition from soldier to student. (Times photo, Cherie Diez)
LOOKING FOR A COMEBACK: Pinellas Azalea Middle School gets a new principal intent on transforming the D-rated school.
WHAT'S 'ADEQUATE'? State Rep. Mike Weinstein files a bill aiming to determine how much money Florida needs to provide an high quality public education, the Florida Times-Union reports.
MAKEOVER: The FCAT Writing exam gets new grading criteria again, causing some educators to complain about the moving target, the Palm Beach Post reports.
STUDENT SHUFFLE: Palm Beach schools prepare to reschedule lots of students to meet state class size requirements, which they failed to do last year, the Palm Beach Post reports.
TOUGH TO TEACH: Teachers find their job more difficult when faced with constant student turnover, the Orlando Sentinel reports.