Florida education news: Special education, open emails, civics lessons and more
SAFETY: Parents protest outside the Hillsborough Children's Board for better treatment of children with special education needs. (Times photo, Edmund Fountain)
LACK OF CONTENT: Gov. Rick Scott's effort to make his e-mails more public falls short as he and his staff don't use e-mail much.
LABOR NEWS: The St. Lucie school district releases information about contract offers online as the sides head to impasse, the St. Lucie Tribune reports.
CITIZENSHIP: Students at Imagine School at West Melbourne use microsocieties to study civics, Florida Today reports.
GOING DOWN: The Palm Beach County Commission proposes a reduction in school impact fees, the Palm Beach Post reports.
PROGRESS: Supporters check out the site of the future Florida Polytechnic University for the first time, the Ledger reports.
NEW DIRECTION: The Osceola School Board looks to put its contentious past behind it with two new members, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
UNHAPPY: College professors from across Florida gather to criticize plans to make it harder for them to get tenure, the Orlando Sentinel reports.