Florida education news: School speakers, hazing, tenure and more
SPEAK UP: The Hillsborough School Board reviews its rules on who can speak to students in schools.
WHO'S NEXT: Hopefuls start testing the waters as Hernando superintendent Bryan Blavatt prepares to retire.
IN THE SUNSHINE: FAMU trustees reverse course and direct their anti-hazing committee to meet in public.
GETTING CLOSER: Pasco teachers near a contract agreement after reaching terms on implementing new evaluations.
NEVER MIND: State College of Florida trustees end their talk of eliminating continuing contracts for professors, the Bradenton Herald reports.
LET US IN: A small Christian college sues the Florida Department of Education to participate in the state's resident access grant program, the Palm Beach Post reports.
HIRING TIME: Broward plans to hire teachers, reduce class sizes, and restore the arts, letting go administrators to help pay for it, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with Hillsborough schools superintendent MaryEllen Elia about the state's task force on inclusion.