Florida education news: Teacher training, achievement gap, school bus routes and more
TEACHER TRAINING: A program designed to improve Pinellas teachers' instruction methods keeps hitting snags because of leadership issues. (Times file photo)
BE ACCOUNTABLE: St. Petersburg College should make its full budget proposal available to the public and trustees before approving it, the Times editorializes.
LABOR NEWS: Bay teachers ratify a new contract with four furlough days, the Walton Sun reports.
MORE TO KNOW: Several Okaloosa teachers spend the summer taking classes to infuse their own lessons, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
LAGGING BEHIND: Black students are less likely than others to take advanced course work in Flagler schools, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
LAME DUCKS: Florida Keys Community College trustees postpone their president search because of delays in appointments to their board, the Keynoter reports.
FEWER STOPS: Lee schools revamp bus routes to save thousands, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.