Florida education news: Charter school, teacher pay, lawsuit and more
NEW LIFE: Southside Fundamental Middle School is slated to reopen as a new Pinellas charter school.
GOING UP: Hernando teacher pay surpasses Pasco salaries.
LAWSUIT: Two Pinellas parents plan to sue the school district over accusations that their children were assaulted by fellow students at the Calvin A. Hunsinger School.
TROUBLE: Law enforcement is investigating the recording of a sex act by students in the Fivay High School media room.
BOTTOM LINE: Newly selected Manatee superintendent Rick Mills is driven by data, the Herald-Tribune reports.
SPEAKING OUT: A top-ranking Lee school official denies accusations she was drinking on the job, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
FIGHTING BACK: Parents and students protest the ouster of their Broward high school principal, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
SPENDING PLAN: Duval's superintendent projects a $103 million surplus and proposes ways to spend the cash, the Florida Times-Union reports.
NEW PATHS: Florida lawmakers propose creating three high school diploma options, State Impact Florida reports.