Florida education news: Union dues, Bright Futures, classroom cameras and more
AWARD WINNING AND THREATENED: Pasco County's nationally recognized summer environmental camp might not survive budget cuts. (Times file photo)
LOW MORALE: A newly released report finds morale and management problems in the Pasco County schools.
NEW CRITERIA: Florida lawmakers should tie Bright Futures scholarships more closely to financial need, the Lakeland Ledger editorializes.
TEST CONFLICT: Some Jewish parents complain that FCAT testing overlaps with Passover, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
BUDGET CUTS: The Miami-Dade School Board approves about 200 layoffs and a 20 percent pay cut in maintenance and facilities, the Miami Herald reports.
STAYING POWER: Palm Beach's interim superintendent accepts a contract extension, the Palm Beach Post reports.
CLASSROOM CAMERAS: Marion school officials consider placing cameras in classrooms of disabled students who cannot speak up if they are mistreated, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.