Florida education news: over-age students, Jeb Bush education plans, teacher union busting efforts and more
OVER AGE: The Duval school district plans a new program to help students who are two or more years behind in school, the Florida Times-Union reports. (Photo from Florida Times-Union)
PURE JEB: Florida Gov. Rick Scott's approach to education issues picks up where Jeb Bush left off — including with Bush's people, Florida Trend reports.
TOO QUICK: A new report says Broward schools call the cops too quickly in dealing with student discipline, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
UNION BUSTING? Florida lawmakers file bills that would make it tougher for workers to organize, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
SETTLED: The Manatee School Board puts an end to a 3-year old lawsuit with the family of a student with disabilities, the Bradenton Herald reports.
ATTENDANCE ISSUES: The Collier school district re-examines its attendance policy, the Naples Daily News reports.
NO SECOND CHANCES: Sarasota schools would ban substitute teachers who receive a single performance complaint, the Herald-Tribune reports.