REPUTATION IN DANGER: An investigative team from Hillsborough district office finds a "very stressful work environment" at A-rated Alafia Elementary. The fate of principal Ellyn Smith (left) remains uncertain. (Times file photo)
RECORDS REQUEST PEEVES PERSONNEL: It's all apparently legal, but a request for some personal information about Florida school districts' employees has many workers up in arms. Lawmakers are seeking a legislative solution.
GETTING WORSE BY THE DAY: The state budget director says Florida's revenue projections are about to go even lower, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
SCHOOL FOR MOM AND DAD: Manatee organizes Parent University to give tips on how to better help in their children's education, the Bradenton Herald reports.
BACK TO BASICS: Sarasota considers eliminating high school block scheduling -- and about 70 teachers who would no longer be needed with the change, the Herald-Tribune reports.
MOONLIGHTING: Lee superintendent James Browder seeks his board's permission to look for outside college teaching jobs while still running the district, the Naples Daily News reports.
STOP THE BULLYING: Duval joins the list of districts beefing up their anti-bullying policies, the Florida Times-Union reports.
WARM DRINKS FOR ALL: Titusville High removes ice from its drink machines after some students have an ice fight during lunch, Florida Today reports.