Florida education news: School vouchers, Bright Futures, sex education and more
WEEKEND WRITING: Students at Brooksville Elementary School give up their Saturdays to join a writing club.
'FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS': Jazz saxophonist Eric Darius inspires students at Hillsborough's Progress Village Middle School.
DO THE MATH: An Orlando dad complains that his daughter's algebra class has gone through a dozen teachers, none permanent, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
ROLLING RIGHT ALONG: Florida lawmakers give initial approval to selling ads on school buses, the Florida Times-Union reports.
ETHICAL STANDARDS: The Palm Beach School Board seeks to improve its ethics training, the Palm Beach Post reports.
SEX ED: Flagler schools consider adopting an "abstinence plus" sex education program, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
CENSORSHIP? Some Marion residents complain that the School Board no longer will televise public comments at its meetings, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
REPRIMANDS: A Brevard teacher of the year finalist is put on unpaid leave after slapping a student, Florida Today reports. • A Gainesville High teacher is disciplined for making racially insensitive remarks during a Black History Month lesson, the Gainesville Sun reports.