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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Union elections, school funding, class size and more



imgres.jpegWANT TO BE A VENDOR? Florida lawmakers take a closer look at whether state universities seek financial donations from companies looking to do business with them. 

UNION BATTLE: The Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association president faces two challengers for reelection, both of whom criticize her role in the district's new evaluation system.

ONE LAST CHANCE: A Pinellas teacher gets a "last chance" agreement with the district after several disciplinary infractions over 27 years.

MORE MONEY: Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature propose returning some of the funding cut last year from public education, but debate remains over the details. 

NO NEW RULES: Collier school officials haven't changed their bullying policy a year after a fatal bus stop stabbing, the Naples Daily News reports.

UNPOPULAR CHOICES: Broward schools consider co-teaching and shared classrooms to reduce class sizes and avoid a hefty fine, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LABOR NEWS: Volusia teachers and district representatives return to the bargaining table after a two-month delay, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, January 23, 2012 6:12am]


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