Florida education news: Drones, grammar songs, Common Core and more
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University joins with Pasco schools to launch an aerospace career academy at Sunlake High, starting with a course on drone technology.
CONJUNCTION JUNCTION: A Gainesville charter school teacher writes songs to help teach her fifth-grade class about grammar, the AP reports.
WHAT'D THEY SAY? Public comments on Florida's participation in the Common Core run the political gamut, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
CREDIBILITY: The McKeel charter school board of trustees must take action on complaints against their superintendent's behavior, the Ledger editorializes.
COMPELLED TO ACT: Duval Circuit Court Judge Henry Davis defends his statements that schooling should be a privilege and not a right, the Florida Times-Union reports.
SAVINGS: Alachua schools get $50,000 each after the district saves $1.6 million on energy expenses, the Gainesville Sun reports.
ANTI-BULLYING: Okaloosa schools ban an anti-bullying video because of its emotional content, so it will be shown elsewhere for students and families, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.