Florida education news: Principals, parents, payments and more
"THE RIGHT PERSON": Pasco superintendent Kurt Browning considers changing the way the district selects principals.
PARENT FACTOR: The Hillsborough school district recognizes parents' emotions come into play when dealing with special education issues.
MISDIRECTED FUNDS: A failed Orange charter school paid more than $400,000 to the husband of the principal, who also walked away with more than $500,000, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
BACKGROUND CHECKS: Florida Gulf Coast University proposes fingerprinting all employees, the Naples Daily News reports.
NOT SO SIMPLE: State College of Florida leaders caution that implementing Gov. Rick Scott's $10,000 degree challenge requires careful planning, the Bradenton Herald reports.
CAMPAIGN ISSUE: Brevard parents say the district did not warn them about possible school closures during a campaign for a half-percent sales tax, Florida Today reports.
UPSET: Some Palm Beach parents don't like the district's plan to rezone their children to different schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.