Florida education news: Campaigns, construction, student discipline and more
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: An ousted teacher drops his bid for Hernando School Board.
DEVELOPMENT: The Pasco school district seeks input into the creation of a huge "connected city" project.
EXPANSION PLANS: A Miami private school plans to buy one of the city's most expensive properties to add green space, the South Florida Business Journal reports.
TEACHING: A TNTP review indicates Highlands teachers have not adjusted to the newest Florida standards, Highlands Today reports.
LEADERSHIP: Manatee's deputy superintendent resigns, the Bradenton Herald reports. * An unhappy Alachua School Board member calls for a meeting to consider whether to renew the superintendent, the Gainesville Sun reports.
CIVIL RIGHTS: A local advocacy group plans to sue the Bay school district over allegations of unfair discipline of minority students, the Panama City News Herald reports.
DATA: The Duval school district launches a new online portal for student information, the Florida Times-Union reports.
NO DEBATE: A Broward high school's debate program violates rules, landing its principal in hot water, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.