Florida education news: School start dates, attendance zone changes, contract talks and more
EARLY START: Palm Beach schools will take advantage of their high-performing status to begin classes a week earlier than otherwise allowed in 2010-11, the Sun-Sentinel reports. (Image from bubblecalendar.com)
FORGET IT: Angry Brevard parents say they'll never accept the district's plans to rezone their children to different schools, Florida Today reports.
STOLEN MEMORIES: Miami Palmetto Senior High's yearbook staff returns from a conference to find all its work for the 2010 book gone (along with lots of equipment), the Miami Herald reports.
OFF THE AIR: A Collier School Board subcommittee delays plans to televise its meetings, the Naples Daily News reports.
LABOR NEWS: Polk State College trustees approve employee bonuses instead of raises for the third straight year, the Lakeland Ledger reports. • Contract negotiations fail in Monroe, the Keynoter reports.
THE COST OF SUNSHINE: Santa Rosa district officials ask a judge to let them off the hook in a public records request regarding a recent prayer lawsuit, saying the cost to prepare it would be too high, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.