Florida education news: Budgets, jailhouse teaching, alternative diplomas and more
LEARNING: A memory expert helps some Tampa students improve their academic performance.
FINANCES: Florida school district leaders worry that their budgets will not improve as needed to keep up with expenses, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: The St. Johns school district takes control of a former charter technical college that had struggled, WJCT reports. * A state audit shows more Florida charter schools facing financial difficulties than in the past, the Florida Times-Union reports.
GRADUATION: The Bay school district sees some success with an alternative diploma program for students missing some graduation requirements, the Panama City News Herald reports.
ON THE INSIDE: Several Sarasota teachers find their niche teaching jail inmates, the Herald-Tribune reports.