Florida education news: Charter schools, bus routes, raises and more
WHO'S IN CHARGE? Hillsborough district officials question the leadership of three charter schools all operated by Charter Schools USA.
BUS ROUTES: The Pasco school district asks parents to confirm their addresses so it can create bus routes earlier for the coming school year.
RAISES: The Hernando School Board considers pay raises for administrators from the state's teacher salary funds.
INADEQUATE: Florida's system of needs-based financial aid for higher education needs an overhaul, the Times editorializes.
FULL-SERVICE SCHOOL: A Pasco judge and community leaders explore opening a community school that includes social services.
VOUCHERS: Florida lawmakers consider making it easier for some middle class families to get school vouchers, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
LESS TESTING: Duval superintendent Nikolai Vitti plans to reduce the number of district-mandated tests for students, the Florida Times-Union reports.
JOB SECURITY: Florida Gulf Coast University faculty worry as the administration plans to move to more part-time teachers, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.