Florida education news: School reorganization, funding, internships and more
TIME TO CHANGE: Pinellas superintendent John Stewart (at left) recommends closing the district's F-rated Imagine charter school and restructuring six low performing elementary schools.
QUICK TURNAROUND: FAMU president James Ammons will leave his post immediately after his resignation.
HANDS OFF: King High teacher Jeffrey Halle Jr. is arrested on accusations that he had a sexual relationship with one of his female students.
MONEY: The state of Florida's public education funding remains in flux, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
TIGHT: Florida Gulf Coast University runs its reserves to the bare minimum, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
UNDER INVESTIGATION: The FDLE takes up an accusation that State College of Florida president Lars Hafner forged the signature of his board chairman on a grant application, the Bradenton Herald reports.
HANDS OFF, PART II: A Palm Beach family sues the school district over a principal's alleged manhandling of a third grader, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
DENIED: A Bartow man is turned down for a teaching internship in Polk County over a sealed juvenile conviction, the Ledger reports.
BALANCED, KIND OF: The Miami-Dade school district cuts spending to balance its general operating budget, but cannot find a way to keep up with school maintenance projects, the Miami Herald reports.