Florida education news: Budgets, magnets, migrants and more
BUDGETING: Hernando's financial picture brightens as its year-end account balances improve.
GOOD START: A plan to add more magnet schools in Pinellas County offers promise of improving the district's lowest performing schools, the Times editorializes.
SCHOOL BOARD RACES: The Times recommends three new faces for the Hillsborough School Board.
SUPERINTENDENT SELECTION: Clay County residents debate the relative merits of an elected vs. an appointed superintendent in the Florida Times-Union.
INFLUX: Florida school districts ask for federal assistance as they anticipate increased numbers of migrant students, Sunshine State News reports.
LINE OF FIRE: A recently promoted Duval administrator faces questions over problems in his former department, the Florida Times-Union reports.
IN THE BALANCE: Manatee's superintendent could be in for rough times if School Board elections don't go his way, the Herald-Tribune reports.
MATH SUPERSTARS: Alachua Buchholz High students shine at yet another national math competition, the Gainesville Sun reports.