Florida education news: University graduation rates, alternative school, testing and more
HOT SEAT: Florida university leaders face tough questioning by the Board of Governors over their graduation rates as they seek to justify tuition increases. (Times file photo)
NEW HOME: The Pasco school district has found a new location for the AMIKids alternative school.
SUE YOU: A longtime Hernando district administrator is looking at her legal options after being let go.
"IT'S NOT OVER": The Pasco School Board approves the superintendent's staff appointments but members say they'll continue to review proposed staffing cuts.
TOO MANY TESTS: If Florida school districts over-test students, it's because of the policies coming out of Tallahassee, Palm Beach Post columnist Jac Wilder VerSteeg writes.
WRONG MOVE: The Collier teachers' union proposal to accept furlough days in exchange for step increases doesn't wash with the general public, Naples Daily News columnist Brent Batten writes.
NEW VOICE: Cortez Whatley of the University of Central Florida takes over as the student representative to the Board of Governors, the News Service of Florida reports.
BAFFLED: Indian River officials are surprised by low enrollment in the district's summer pre-kindergarten program, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.
IN JEOPARDY: State College of Florida president Lars Hafner could lose his job after signing a document for the school's board chairman, the Herald-Tribune reports.
WHAT'S THE IMPACT? Seminole parents struggle to come up with criteria to help the school district determine whether to close a school, the Orlando Sentinel reports.