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