Florida education news: Diversity, off-campus parties, Common Core and more
GROWING DIVERSITY: The number of international students attending the University of South Florida is on the rise.
NIMBY: A quiet Tampa neighborhood is getting sick of noisy University of Tampa off-campus parties.
WHAT'S IN THERE? The Orlando Sentinel offers a FAQ on the Common Core State Standards. • Core opponents continue to pressure Gov. Rick Scott to back away from the standards, the Sunshine State News reports. • More on the Core from the Herald-Tribune.
HOW IT'S MADE: Marion students visit local plants and companies to learn more about manufacturing, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
TOO MANY SIGNS: The Port Orange city government says a local elementary school's banners advertising services violate the city code, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
INCONSISTENCIES: A new report reveals the reasons behind a move to dismiss five Manatee administrators for their involvement in an investigation, the Herald-Tribune reports.