Florida education news: Restructuring, African-American history, attendance zones and more
GETTING SERIOUS: Three south Miami-Dade high schools make major changes to instruction, discipline and attitude in hopes of improving academic performance, the Miami Herald reports.
EARLY INTERVENTION: Manatee keeps two drug prevention counselors on call to work with students who appear at risk, the Bradenton Herald reports.
MOVING ON: A Collier high school marching band works to get past the arrest and resignation of its director, the Naples Daily News reports.
TAX ANGER: Dozens of Seminole residents call the school district to complain about higher taxes — even though the rate has not changed, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
TEACH IT ALL: Some leaders of Palm Beach's black community urge the school district to teach more African-American history, the Palm Beach Post reports.
EVERYBODY MOVE: Brevard considers drawing new attendance boundaries for all its schools as it deals with 13,000 vacant seats, Florida Today reports.