Florida education news: School calendar, standardized tests, dress code and more
HOTEL LIFE: About 50 USF-St. Petersburg students live in the Hilton hotel while waiting for dorm rooms to become available. They say they feel disconnected. (Times photo)
DUH: Hillsborough School Board members and union leaders are caught flat-footed when parents angrily point out they just moved the last day of school to a Monday.
IT'S TRADITION: Seminole high school cheerleaders will get to wear their short skirts despite the district's tough new dress code, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
STICK AROUND: Leaders of Manatee-area colleges aim to keep their students and graduates in the region, the Bradenton Herald reports.
TIME TO MOVE: Broward officials revisit controversial attendance zone changes to ease crowding and eliminate aging portables, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
AGAIN? A St. Lucie teacher who once let her students vote an autistic child out of class is accused of discriminating against another student with disabilities, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.