Florida education news: Dual enrollment, school security, free tuition and more
DUAL DUEL: Florida superintendents and State Board of Education members express displeasure at a new law that shifts the cost of dual enrollment tuition to school districts.
THE SURVEY SAYS: Hillsborough teachers indicate they feel pressed for time to do all their work, according to a newly released climate survey. They also say they like allowing students to bring personal internet devices to school for classroom use.
NO CUTS: Hernando officials say the district doesn't face a budget shortfall for the first time in years.
TRUST MATTERS: Educators and politicians discuss school security measures during a conference in Tampa.
ALL TOGETHER NOW: USF's campuses should collaborate to improve themselves even as they operate separately, the Times editorializes.
DOUBLE DIPPING: Broward officials consider how to deal with teachers who were getting paid to run a private after-school program while still on the clock, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
HE STAYS: The Florida Atlantic University professor who assigned a controversial "step on Jesus" lesson will keep his job, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
FOR SALE: The Manatee school district ponders selling off property on the outskirts of several school campuses, the Bradenton Herald reports.
MAKING NICE: The Clay superintendent and School Board agree to end their feuding ways, the Florida Times-Union reports.
FREE: Florida Polytechnic University might offer free tuition for more than one year to attract students, the Ledger reports.
FOR THE KIDS: Lee's new interim superintendent begins mapping out her plans to improve the district, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.