Florida education news: Teacher evaluations, school resource officers, GED in jail and more
GRADING TEACHERS: Some Hillsborough parents say they have reservations about proposals that would give them input into teacher evaluations. (Times file photo)
BEE BOUND: Carrollwood home-schooler Tommy Foster wins the Tampa regional spelling bee again and heads to nationals.
CUTS COMING: Florida school officials hope lawmakers will temper Gov. Rick Scott's education budget slashing propsoals. Spare education from major cuts, the Daytona Beach News-Journal editorializes.
KEEP THE COPS: St. Lucie law enforcement comes up with a plan to pay for resource officers in schools, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.
LABOR NEWS: A dispute over some Palm Beach teachers' pay heads to arbitration, the Sun-Sentinel reports. • University of Florida union leaders prepare to fight legislation that would hinder their organizations, the Gainesville Sun reports.
SECOND CHANCE: Volusia County inmates seek education while serving their sentences, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
FIXING A HOLE: Florida Keys Community College fills its funding gap and looks ahead to keeping its budget balanced, the Keynoter reports.