Florida education news: Arne Duncan, Best and Brightest, David Beckham and more
SPECIAL VISIT: Outgoing U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit with families attending one of five Pinellas "failure factories."
BONUSES: Florida teacher unions continue to look into whether the state's Best and Brightest award is discriminatory, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE: A Sarasota School Board candidate might have violated state campaign finance rules, the Herald-Tribune reports.
SOCCER STADIUM: The Miami-Dade School Board greenlights negotiations with David Beckham to bring MLS to town, the Miami Herald reports.
CLASS SIZE: The Polk school district uses two questionable methods to comply with Florida's class size rules, the Ledger reports.
IF KIDS WERE IN CHARGE: Some Bay fifth graders take over City Hall for a day, the Panama City News Herald reports.
ARRESTED: A Palm Beach bus driver and aide are arrested on child neglect charges after leaving a disabled child alone on a bus, the Palm Beach Post reports.
LEGAL FEES: The Marion school district's in-house counsel asks for a 30 percent raise, sparking debate over his terms of employment, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
SPENDING: Future Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran calls for more transparency in education spending, Redefined reports.
MISSING CASH: Police are investigating reports of missing cash at some Palm Beach schools, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
SUSPENDED: A Saint Augustine High teacher is suspended amid allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a student, the St. Augustine Record reports.