Florida education news: University degrees, state mandates, dorm rooms and more
MEANS TO AN END: Gov. Rick Scott's personal history with getting a degree and then a job shape his higher education views, and put him at odds with others. (Orlando Sentinel file photo)
MORE TIME: Pasco teachers and district leaders seek more time to properly implement the education mandates coming from Tallahassee.
ROOM AT THE INN: Edison State College's new dorm occupancy falls because of high costs and strict rules, the Naples Daily News reports.
SAFE AND SECURE: Citrus County schools boost security measures, the Citrus County Chronicle reports. • Brevard schools look for ways to improve security as well, Florida Today reports. • Marion leaders question just how far schools should go to remain safe from threats, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
STILL WAITING: FAMU officials have yet to receive a highly anticipated investigative report on the finances of the Marching 100, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
LESS DEPENDENCE: A new survey shows Indian River youth drinking and smoking less than before, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.