Florida education news: School snow day, computer hackers, iPod giveaway and more
BACK TO SCHOOL: Moms and dads will get to see how Tampa's Freedom High does business during Bring a Parent to School day. (Times file photo)
SNOW DAY: Schools in Florida's Panhandle close for Friday amid predictions of snow, the AP reports.
SUE YOU: A Manatee mom sues the school district over the treatment of her autistic child, the Bradenton Herald reports.
CHECK THOSE PASSWORDS: Broward investigates whether students hacked into district computers at several schools to change grades, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
GROWING AGAIN: Lee and Collier schools turn around their enrollment losses, the Naples Daily News reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Clay School Board approves a new teacher contract, the Florida Times-Union reports.
TRUE DUAL ENROLLMENT: Students at a new Orange high school can get a diploma and an associate's degree at the same time without ever leaving campus, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
EYE ON YOU: Okaloosa school officials depend on video cameras to help solve problems, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
NO TO NANOS: Polk cancels plans to give away iPods to parents who filled out a survey, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST: The Bay superintendent and School Board plan to rewrite the district's ethics policy on dealing with companies where family members work, the Panama City News Herald reports.