Florida education news: Dual enrollment, migrant students, Hernando superintendent and more
EXTRA CREDIT: Pasco-Hernando Community College and its feeder school districts seek solutions to keep dual enrollment programs financially feasible as more Pasco and Hernando high school students seek the option.
MIGRANT CHALLENGE: Schools in rural east Hillsborough help migrant students overcome obstacles to underachievement.
FINAL FIVE: The Hernando School Board plans to name its finalists for its next superintendent.
PERFECT CHANCE: Pasco school leaders are right to try the K-8 concept while renovating elementary schools, the Times editorializes.
ON THE BACKS OF CHILDREN: Broward parents criticize the district's plan to close two schools for students with disabilities, the Miami Herald reports.
SAVINGS: The Lee school district considers outsourcing custodial services, following the footsteps of several other Florida districts, the Naples Daily News reports.
INNOVATIVE: Students at a Broward high school seek a grant to pay for needed musical instruments, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
PLEASE COME BACK: Palm Beach officials plan to turn three unpopular schools into magnet programs to lure students, the Palm Beach Post reports.
COSTLY: The price to build parking at a Monroe school doubles over handicapped spots, leaving officials to seek ways to pay for it, the Keynoter reports.