Florida education news: School teacher pay, student funding, strip club donation and more
THEY'RE LISTENING: Florida Republican lawmakers say they will be more inclusive as they try again to create new rules for school teacher pay, evaluations and contracts.
UNEQUAL PAYMENT: Florida Gulf Coast University receives less money from the state per student than other similar sized universities, the Naples Daily News reports.
CUTS COMING: The Florida Legislature takes a closer look at public school spending, the Lakeland Ledger reports. • Miami-Dade officials brace for major slashing unless the state fills the gap, the Miami Herald reports.
GIVE IT BACK? A Broward elementary school considers returning a $20,000 donation because the donor is a strip club owner, the Miami Herald reports.
DEALING WITH TROUBLED KIDS: The Lee school district and local police disagree about how to best deal with students with severe emotional problems who act up, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
WHAT TO DO? The Palm Beach School Board has no easy answer for how to react if an investigation finds superintendent Art Johnson didn't properly supervise his chief academic officer, the Palm Beach Post reports.
LOWER FEES, PLEASE: Citrus County builders call for lower school impact fees, the Citrus County Chronicle reports.