Florida education news: School spending cuts, charter schools, dress code and more
RALLY IN TALLY: Hundreds of Florida high school students protest proposed cuts to public education funding. The Florida Senate budget proposal would slash per-student funding by close to $450, the Orlando Sentinel reports. (AP photo)
MORE CHARTERS: Scott turns his attention to expanding charter schools in Florida during a Tampa visit.
DISRESPECTED: Florida Board of Education chairman T. Willard Fair blasts Gov. Scott for pushing education commisioner Eric J. Smith to resign.
HIGHER COST: Florida state and community colleges could see an 8 percent tuition hike, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
SORRY: Broward School Board member Ann Murray apologizes for her past use of a racial slur that has prompted some to call for her resignation, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
ANGRY: Edison State College faculty members express their frustrations with administration during a public forum, the Naples Daily News reports.
TUCK IT IN: Indian River district leaders ponder a district-wide elementary school unified dress code, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.