Florida education news: Teacher battles, Common Core, class size and more
PERSPECTIVE: Floridians need to take a broader look at what accountability means for schools and teachers, Times columnist John Romano writes.
PREPARING: Lee County schools have already begun training teachers on the new methods associated with the Common Core standards, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
DOUBLE CHECKING: Only a handful of Florida school districts take steps to ensure who's actually teaching students enrolled in K12 Inc. virtual courses, the FCIR/State Impact report.
FIGHTER: The new president of the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association rarely backs down, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
COTEACHERS: Some Sarasota parents worry about their kids' education as the district combines classes to meet class size rules, the Herald-Tribune reports.
TOO CLOSE: Almost all Flagler and Volusia elementary schools have multiple sex offenders living within a mile, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.