Florida education news: school prayer, graduation requirements, contract talks and more
TOUGHER STANDARDS: Students entering Florida high schools beginning next year face increased math and science graduation requirements, including end-of-course exams that will replace the FCAT.
THREE MORE YEARS: Pinellas schools superintendent Julie Janssen wins a contract extension.
A LITTLE HELP: Hillsborough schools name 100 teacher-evaluators to help review teacher performance and bring assistance to those whoneed it.
JUST ONE CLICK: Hernando parents now can get their children's school data through a new website.
MORALE STILL HIGH: Florida Gulf Coast University professors may be unhappy about pay issues, but they still enjoy their jobs, according to a new survey, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
DO THEY LIKE HIM? Palm Beach teachers plan to reveal the results of their confidence vote in superintendent Art Johnson, the Palm Beach Post reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Brevard teachers union signals it will take a less collegial approach to negotiations as frustrations mount, Florida Today reports.
CONSTRUCTION MONEY: The Seminole School Board plans to ask voters to approve a sales tax to support capital projects, the Orlando Sentinel reports.