Florida education news: USF medical school, drug dogs, falsified class size reports and more
BRANDING EFFORT: The USF School of Medicine seeks to burnish its image with several ambitious new projects. (Times photo)
'MOVE MY KID': Pinellas teacher Maria Raysses-Whipple has a long career of parent and student complaints yet still keeps her job.
COLLEGE PLANS: Florida is among several states worried that it can't keep up with its college investment plans, Investment News reports.
PLENTY OF ROOM: Palm Beach officials expect record-high enrollments in the next five years, but say they have enough classroom space, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
FRUITS OF LABOR: Troubled Miami-Dade teens turn to gardening as a motivation for learning, the Miami Herald reports.
TENSION EASED: Palm Beach teachers and principals say much of the district's tensions left along with former superintendent Art Johnson, the Palm Beach Post reports.
DRUG DOGS: Brevard school officials contemplate using drug-sniffing dogs in schools, Florida Today reports.
LIARS? Osceola School Board members accuse some principals of providing falsified class size reports, WFTV reports.