Florida education news: Charter schools, parent involvement, school safety and more
SEND CASH: Parents in the Cape Coral charter school system urge the Lee district to share property taxes with the charters, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
PARENTS MATTER: The Duval school district will launch a Parent University to get parents more active in their children's education, the Florida Times-Union reports.
FIRED: A Clay teacher is dismissed for having a stun gun on campus, the Florida Times-Union reports.
UNEQUAL TREATMENT? A group of retired Polk black educators questions the district on its hiring and discipline practices, the Ledger reports.
STILL BAD: The Monroe school district gets its fourth straight poor operations and financial audit from the state, the Keynoter reports.
HANDS OFF: Volusia leaders hope to keep budget cutting out of the classroom, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
SEE IT, REPORT IT: All Manatee teachers must get training in how to identify child abuse, the Herald-Tribune reports.