Florida education news: In-state tuition, bus stops, school crime and more
FAIR: The Florida Department of Education should not challenge a court ruling against state policy charging children of illegal immigrants out-of-state tuition, the Times editorializes.
BETTER: A Brevard charter school applicant finally gets strong reviews from district staff after two failed attempts, Florida Today reports.
EARN IT: Florida universities will move to performance-based methods for determining tuition increases, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
FIRED ANYWAY: The Manatee school district recommends firing a teacher who was found drunk at work despite a judge's recommendation she keep her job, the Herald-Tribune reports.
LABOR NEWS: The frontrunner to replace the Broward Teachers Union's scandal-plagued ex-president is one of his top lieutenants also embroiled in the mess, the Miami Herald reports.
STILL FIGHTING: Lee parents keep the heat on the district in their efforts to have bus stops moved from what they consider unsafe locations, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
SAFER: Leon County schools see a decline in crime reports and arrests for a second straight year, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.