Florida education news: School repairs, school choice, courtesy bus rides and more
ONE MORE TRY: Hernando superintendent Bryan Blavatt makes a third attempt to win approval of an administrative reorganization. • Blavatt eliminates the position of a controversial assistant principal, whose contract will not be renewed.
LABOR NEWS: USF faculty and staff might get 3 percent bonuses.
FIND YOUR OWN WAY: Hernando parents must do more to get their kids to school safely as the district eliminates courtesy bus rides, the Times editorializes.
SHUTTING DOWN? A financially troubled charter school faces closure by the Brevard School Board, Florida Today reports.
GOING UP: The Palm Beach school district will use stacked portable classrooms to expand one of its middle schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.
MORE CHOICES: Volusia parents look forward to the opening of three new charter schools, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
CAN'T KEEP UP: Lake schools struggle to cover maintenance needs as revenue shrinks, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with newly appointed Florida education commissioner Gerard Robinson.