Florida education news: Career training, campus safety, David Beckham and more
CAREER TRAINING: Pinellas district officials propose a new technical high school.
CAMPUS SAFETY: A Lecanto High freshman shoots himself in front of his English class. * Video is released showing a Kissimmee officer violently interacting with a student at a local middle school, Fox 35 reports.
CONSTRUCTION COSTS: The Manatee School Board calls for a reinstatement of impact fees, the Bradenton Herald reports.
WHISTLE BLOWERS: The Collier School Board rejects a proposal to establish an anonymous tip line, the Naples Daily News reports. The board also discusses creation of an internal auditor position, the NDN reports.
TRADEOFFS: Miami-Dade district officials seek a million-dollar deal to help David Beckham's proposed MLS stadium, the Miami Herald reports.
'IT'S FUN TO BE POPULAR': A Brevard girl with cerebral palsy is named her high school homecoming queen, Florida Today reports.
REDISTRICTING: The Lee School Board delays plans to redraw its member districts, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
TRANSPORTATION: Palm Beach's transportation director resigns amid an investigation into major problems moving students, the Palm Beach Post reports.
LIFESAVER: A Volusia middle school teacher saves a student from choking, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
LABOR NEWS: Polk teachers protest contract negotiations outside their School Board meeting, the Ledger reports.
SCHOOL BELLS: Changing school start times could prove costly for Manatee schools, the Herald-Tribune reports.
CLASS SIZE: The Broward School Board sets limits for adding new students to teachers' loads, the Sun-Sentinel reports.