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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Teacher pensions, class size rules, school bullying and more



imgres.jpegOVERSTATED? Experts suggest that Florida's pension plan for teachers and state employees has an unrealistic rate of return.

NOT GOOD FOR FLORIDA: Critics say Gov. Rick Scott's education budget proposals would harm the state's economy, the Herald-Tribune reports. 

AN END AROUND: A proposal in the Florida Senate to ease class size requirements violates the clear intent of voters, Lakeland Ledger columnist Glenn Marston writes.

STUDENT PROJECT: Two Manatee County high school seniors help the district look for savings with a fax audit, the Bradenton Herald reports.

BEATING BACK BULLYING: The Flagler school district looks for ways to deal with complaints that gay students are being harassed and bullied, the Florida Times-Union reports.

COPING: Okaloosa teachers learn how to help students deal with stress, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

TOO BIG? Flagler elementary schools have some of the largest enrollments of any in the country, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, March 21, 2011 4:21pm]


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