Florida education news: STEM education, school salaries, accreditation and more
AT WHAT COST? Florida leaders look to STEM courses as a way to jumpstart the state's competitiveness, but many question where the money will come from to pay for it all. (Times photo, Kathleen Flynn)
WANTING MORE: The list of candidates for Palm Beach superintendent leaves School Board members wishing for more options, the Palm Beach Post reports.
BIG MONEY: The number of Florida school officials earning more than $100,000 rises 818 percent, the Sunshine State News reports.
NOT SAFE TO WALK: The Orange school district fields criticism for cutting bus service to students living along dangerous walking routes, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
LAND TO LET: The Fort Myers school district looks to lease its vacant land to farmers, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
CLOSER SCRUTINY: Experts expect more public schools to lose accreditation as performance demands increase, USA Today reports.
CUT THE FEES: Volusia School Board members look to suspend impact fees for two years to help jump start construction, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
NO BIG DEAL: The fracas over USF Polytechnic will take a back burner at the next Board of Governors meeting, the Ledger reports.