Florida education news: St. Pete College president search, adult graduation, FCAT and more
HE'S OUTTA THERE: Former St. Petersburg mayor Rick Baker doesn't make the cut for St. Petersburg College president. (Times file photo)
NEVER TOO LATE: World War II vet Milton Stevenson finally completes his high school diploma in Pasco schools.
NO HALF DAY: Osceola schools won't cut their Wednesdays short during FCAT testing, the Osceola News Gazette reports.
STIMULATING: The University of Miami gets $14.8 million in stimulus funds to build a neuroscience annex, the Miami Herald reports.
SIXTH-GRADERS STAYING: Collier's decision to keep sixth graders at Immokalee-area elementary schools instead of moving them to the middle school is helping the children perform better, the Naples Daily News reports.
SHEDDING THE DUMB JOCK IMAGE: Florida Gulf Coast University celebrates the academic successes of its athletes, the Fort Myers News Press reports.
LABOR NEWS: Clay teachers ratify their new contract, the Florida Times-Union reports.
WHICH SCHOOLS NEED HELP? Bay sets a grading scale to judge its buildings in advance of asking voters to approve a sales tax for capital projects, the Panama City News Herald reports.
IT'S NOT OVER: Seminole revives a controversial school rezoning plan a week after parents thought they had gotten it killed, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
FEE FIGHT: University of West Florida students mount an opposition to a new $70 fee for construction, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.