Florida education news: Budgets, school grades, testing and more
BUDGETS: Hillsborough School Board members will debate cost saving strategies during a workshop on efficiency.
SCHOOL GRADES: Hernando School Board members want answers, not excuses, for the district's declining state marks.
SUMMER CONSTRUCTION: Several Manatee schools see demolition and expansion projects take place while students are out, the Bradenton Herald reports.
TESTING: Two Lake Nona high school administrators are reprimanded for violating district testing policy that led to students' AP exams being invalidated, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
TURNAROUNDS: The Leon School Board will consider converting a struggling middle school into a K-8 campus, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
DISCIPLINE: The Duval School Board approves a new code of conduct that aims to reduce out of school suspensions, the Florida Times-Union reports.
SUPERINTENDENTS: Monroe superintendent Mark Porter is job hunting, the Keynoter reports.