Florida education news: School intervention, teacher track records, graduation rates and more
FIX IT, FAST: Pinellas Gibbs High School appears to be on the state's list of most troubled schools, requiring a major overhaul just as students are set to begin classes.
WORST IN THE NATION: A new report says Pinellas schools graduate fewer black males than any other large school district in the country.
GOING UP: Hernando school employees face a 9 percent increase in health insurance costs.
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: The Duval teachers union criticizes some school district spending decisions, WOKV.com reports.
FREE DEGREE: Florida Gulf Coast University offers a fully paid scholarship to students who successfully complete anew collegiate charter school in Manatee County, the Bradenton Herald reports.
ON THE EDGE: Collier superintendent Dennis Thompson still doesn't know whether the School Board will renew his contract, the Naples Daily News reports.
RESUME PADDING: A candidate for Charlotte School Board made misstatements about his education during his campaign, the Herald-Tribune reports.
BETTER, BUT STILL LOW: Florida's ACT scores rise but remain among the nation's lowest, the Orlando Sentinel reports.