Florida education news: Physical education, school boundaries, bus advertising and more
FLORIDA'S FUTURE: Whoever gets elected Florida governor will make a big difference in the direction of Florida's public schools, Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas writes. (AP photo)
ON THE ATTACK: For-profit colleges including Fort Lauderdale-based Keiser University blast the poor performance of their public counterparts, the Miami Herald reports.
FOLLOW FLORIDA: A Colorado education nonprofit urges Colorado to follow Florida's lead in school reforms, the Denver Post reports.
P.E. ON TV: Sarasota schools have gym teachers instruct students remotely so the district doesn't have to hire so many of them, the Herald-Tribune reports.
BUS ADS: Okaloosa school district officials show no interest in putting ads on the sides of school buses as a way to generate extra revenue, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
EVERYBODY SHIFT: The closure of one Volusia middle school means big changes for hundreds of kids, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
COUNTING TIME: Marion schools know there's much at stake in this fall's FTE student audit, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
AMENDMENT 8: A coalition of Central Florida school boards backs proposed changes to the Florida class size amendment, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
THE COST OF DROPPING OUT: A new report says college dropouts cost taxpayers billions, the Orlando Sentinel reports.