Florida education news: Bonuses, charter schools, security and more
CHARTER SCHOOLS: The Florida Legislature again explores ways to make it easier to open charter schools, while holding them more accountable, the Miami Herald reports.
SECURITY: Two Brevard elementary schools get resource officers supported by a federal grant, Florida Today reports.
SCHOOL ZONES: The Manatee School Board examines ways to eliminate crowding and fill under-capacity schools, the Bradenton Herald reports. * The Orange school district prepares to rezone thousands of children in the downtown Orlando area, the Orlando Sentinel reports. * A plan to redraw boundaries for two popular Broward schools hits a roadblock, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
SUPERINTENDENTS: The Miami-Dade School Board looks to give superintendent Alberto Carvalho a raise to stick around, the Miami Herald reports.
VOUCHERS: The Florida Senate moves forward with a bill to expand personal learning scholarship accounts, Redefined reports.
AUDITS: Florida lawmakers authorize a follow-up audit into Leon schools construction programs, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.