Florida education news: Pinellas superintendent, packed school buses, charter schools and more
NEW LEADER: Mike Grego wins the job as the next Pinellas schools superintendent. • The selection was hasty and superficial, so it requires proof to residents that Grego is the best for the job, the Times editorializes. (Times file photo)
FULL: Hernando students find no room on their school buses after the district streamlines routes.
NOT WELCOME: Some St. Johns parents and district officials cast a wary eye on three proposed new charter schools, the St. Augustine Record reports.
ON HOLD: The Brevard School Board delays its decision on sibling preferences for school choice while it considers possible cuts to busing, Florida Today reports.
PROVE IT: Broward's superintendent accuses union workers of deliberately disrupting the district's school transportation system, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
THREE TO GO: The Duval School Board selects three finalists for superintendent, the Florida Times-Union reports.
FIX IT: Martin parents complain that the district's phone notification system is ineffective, the Stuart News reports.
ON THE RISE: Volusia and Flagler counties see an increase in charter school applications, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
IDEAL CANDIDATE: UF trustees set 24 desired criteria for the school's next president, the Gainesville Sun reports.