Florida education news: Crowding, virtual school, prom dresses and more
CROWDING: The Hernando School Board's plan to shift students to undercapacity schools isn't working as planned.
OUT OF THIS WORLD: Three Hillsborough students send their science project into space.
FUNDING: The Education Law Center gives Florida an F for education spending, the Florida Times-Union reports.
ONLINE SCHOOLING: The Indian River school district launches its own virtual school after a partnership fades, TC Palm reports.
SCHOOL GRADES: Gadsden district officials aim to improve their schools' performance, WTXL reports.
IMPACT FEES: Manatee district officials discuss the possibility of increasing school impact fees, the Bradenton Herald reports.
BACK TO SCHOOL: The Collier district surveys parents about preferences for the first day of classes, the Naples Daily News reports.
DRESS CODE: An Okaloosa high school causes angst with its new rule for approving prom dresses, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
RESTROOMS: A Marion parent complains that a transgender student is allowed to use the boys bathroom at his son's high school, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: A tiny St. Johns charter school seeks to add students, the St. Augustine Record reports.