Florida education news: School security, education rankings, raises and more
MORE SECURITY: Hillsborough superintendent MaryEllen Elia calls for adding resource officers permanently to all elementary schools. Board members have yet to discuss the proposal. (Times photo, Daniel Wallace)
HOPEFULS: Twenty-eight candidates apply for Manatee's superintendency, among them interim commissioner Pam Stewart, the Bradenton Herald reports.
INTENSE DEBATE: Discussion heats up over a proposal to increase Brevard school property taxes, Florida Today reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Palm Beach School Board approves raises for most employees, the Palm Beach Post reports.
KEEP IT LOCAL: A group of USF Lakeland students petitions to have their graduation in Lakeland, the Ledger reports.
CHANGE OF PLANS: Seminole district leaders back away from rezoning elementary schools based on equalizing student family income levels, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
SLOWING: Florida sees a decrease in its rapid enrollment at community colleges, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
REORGANIZATION: Edison State College regroups its faculty by subject rather than by campus, the Naples Daily News reports.