Florida education news: Career academies, charter schools, university rankings and more
AEROSPACE ACADEMY: Clearwater High prepares to open an aerospace career academy in conjunction with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
NEEDLE AND THREAD: Students at Cox Elementary School learn to sew.
STEPPING DOWN: The head of Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg decides to leave.
SERVE A PURPOSE: A state senator proposes legislation that would require new charter schools to offer something different than traditional schools, the Florida Current reports.
BIG BUZZ: The University of Florida launches a campaign in support of its efforts to gain a top 10 national ranking, the Ocala Star Banner reports.
SUIT STANDS: A Monroe judge denies a motion to toss a lawsuit against the Monroe school district by a former administrator who claims she was improperly dismissed, the Keynoter reports.