Florida education news: Cut scores, test results, private schools and more
CUT SCORES: Florida Board of Education members contemplate "raising the bar" higher after hearing from pro and anti high-stakes activists. MOre from the Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Sunshine State News
SUSPENDED: Hernando's transportation director faces dismissal over sexual harassment accusations.
PRIVATE SCHOOLS: Tampa area private schools band together to seek new students.
CLUB TIME: Pasco middle school students use clubs to pursue their interests.
REPORT CARDS: Manatee parents complaint they don't get enough notification if their children are failing classes, the Bradenton Herald reports.
CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: Lake officials discuss school projects paid for by a local sales tax as they seek voter approval to renew the tax, the Daily Commercial eports.
EARLY EDUCATION: Florida might not release prekindergarten program readiness rates for a second consecutive year, the Florida Times-Union reports.
TOLERANCE: Leon schools provide gender issues training for staff after questions arise surrounding a boy's arrival at school in a dress, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
DISCIPLINE: A state senator aims to abolish "zero tolerance" from law, WFSU reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: A new study shows students in Florida's virtual charter schools perform worse than their peers, Redefined reports.