Florida education news: Discrimination, construction, recognition and more
DISCRIMINATION: Hillsborough school district officials say the system has improved its treatment of black students. • The Brevard school district considers expanding its nondiscrimination policies to include LGBT individuals, Florida Today reports.
CONSTRUCTION FUNDING: More school districts challenge a Florida House Appropriations presentation accusing them of overspending, WFSU reports.
SCHEDULING: Indian River officials want to have all their middle schools begin and end at the same time, TCPalm reports.
3 MOMS: Some Volusia parents organize a growing effort to tackle concerns in the schools, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
DISCIPLINE: An Escambia mom wants to know why her son is the only one of three boys punished for a school bus incident, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
SUPERINTENDENTS: Two former Polk School Board members say the superintendent should be dismissed amid accusations of misconduct, the Ledger reports.
HEALTHY SCHOOLS: A Leon school plans to open a full-service wellness clinic for students and staff, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.