LET'S MAKE A DEAL:
Pinellas teachers say they'll take a
, but only if the district will pay salary steps for years of service.
A long-awaited study shows that students using Florida's voucher programs
perform no better or worse
than their counterparts in public school, though their schooling costs much less.
LESS LIKELY TO GRADUATE:
Black males in Florida are
completing high school
at a lower rate than the national average, which is a low 47 percent, WCTV-Tallahassee reports.
MORE P.E., PLEASE:
New state law requires middle school kids to take more physical education classes. Families can request a waiver, but some South Florida teachers don't figure to see many because
kids like P.E.
A NEW ROLE FOR BROGAN?
Former education commissioner and lieutenant governor Frank Brogan, who's now president of FAU,
might put his name in contention
to become chancellor of the Florida university system, the