Florida education news: Bus rides, teacher discipline, recruiting violations and more
BUSING WOES: A Hernando kindergartner gets off his school bus at the wrong stop, prompting an investigation. • Several Manatee elementary students were left stranded after their school bus passes them by, the driver saying it was too crowded, WWSB reports.
BACK ON TRACK: Hernando's new aviation course debuts as hoped after enrollment rises.
ETHICAL LAPSE: Hernando School Board member John Sweeney doesn't deserve reelection after his effort to influence his son's grades, the Times editorializes.
STUDENT RIGHTS: The ACLU asks a judge to force the Lake School Board to allow a middle school student to create a gay-straight alliance, My News 13 reports.
TEACHER DISCIPLINE: Judges find that the Broward school district repeatedly dismisses teachers improperly, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
TESTING: A Palm Beach teacher loses her state certification after helping students cheat on the FCAT, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
ATHLETIC TRANSFERS: Escambia High School is under investigation for alleged recruiting violations, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
SECURITY: The Manatee school district prepares to hire a private security firm to guard all elementary schools, the Herald-Tribune reports.