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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: School attendance zones, university tuition, school reform and more



pas_notesa102311_196514c.jpegA LITTLE CHEER: Pasco's Northwest Elementary School has a mysterious good samaritan boosting teacher morale with inspirational notes. (Times photo, Brendan Fitterer)

ANGRY PARENTS: Some Pinellas parents are fuming over a proposal to force their children out of their current elementary schools and into the ones they're zoned for. 

SIT AND SMILE: Pinellas Park Middle School students aren't big fans of the annual school pictures.

SURVIVING THE TREK: Hernando students are making it safely to school daily despite the elimination of their courtesy bus routes, columnist Dan DeWitt writes.

LOOKING TO RECOVER: A shrinking, academically struggling Imagine charter school in Brevard County overhauls its programs as it aims to overcome its F grade and stave off closure, Florida Today reports.

BRAIN DRAIN: A growing number of Florida high school students look to out-of-state universities as the state system grows more expensive, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Gov. Rick Scott turns his job-creation agenda on the state universities, the Palm Beach Post reports.

NEW EVALUATIONS: Manatee schools launch their latest teacher review model, the Bradenton Herald reports.

IT'S NOT EASY: Palm Beach faces a difficult task in finding an interim caretaker superintendent, the Palm Beach Post reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, October 23, 2011 7:48am]


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