Florida education news: Robinson resigns, new Republicans, superintendent search and more
ONE AND DONE: Florida education commissioner Gerard Robinson resigns after a rocky year on the job, citing his long distance family situation as the driving reason.
PARTY HOPPING: Hundreds of Pasco County voters re-register as Republicans to cast ballots in the closed superintendent race.
STICK TO IT: The Pinellas School Board will follow its superintendent search process to the bitter end despite its lack of enthusiasm with the candidates.
COOL IT: The Hillsborough School Board calls for the state to stop changing its annual testing system.
MOVING ON: A Pinellas charter school tries to break away from the for-profit organization that started it.
BUDGET CUTS: The Pasco School Board adopts a lower property tax as it continues to cut expenses.
SCHOOL SHIFTS: Polk's superintendent defends her decision to shuffle several principals and assistant principals over the summer, the Ledger reports.
ARRESTED: A former Brevard teacher faces several charges of having sex with a student, Florida Today reports.
FIRST TIME: The new Florida Polytechnic University board of trustees prepares its debut meeting, the Ledger reports.
OLD AND CREAKY: Miami-Dade officials ponder a $1.2 billion bond referendum to pay for school renovation needs, the Miami Herald reports.
NOTHING EXTRA: The Monroe School Board refuses to offer its new superintendent bonus pay for strong performance, the Keynoter reports.
SURPRISE: The Seminole School Board looks to lessen its budget cuts after learning it had saved an additional $5 million last year, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
CLOSING TIME: The Alachua school district moves to close a failing charter school, the Gainesville Sun reports.