Florida education news: Enrollment, mold, adult education and more
BY THE NUMBERS: Hillsborough school enrollment booms in some communities, while shrinking in others.
SICK SCHOOL: A report confirms problems with mold and mildew in Plato Academy charter school at Largo.
ADULT EDUCATION: Eckerd College shuts down its 35-year-old adult education program.
HISTORY LESSONS: Palm Beach teachers keep the memories of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks alive for students who weren't born at the time, the Sun-Sentinel reports. * Some Highlands high school teachers seek to make their lessons more interesting by allowing students to "experience" history, Highlands Today reports.
TEACHER SHORTAGE: Miami-Dade schools need more teachers but struggle to find them, the Miami Herald reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: A new charter school is approved for a growing subdivision that spans Lee and Charlotte counties, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
FACE TIME: Police officers offer positive interactions with students at some Brevard elementary schools, Florida Today reports.
DIVERSITY: A Bay elementary school is close to meeting court requirements for its racial makeup, the Panama City News Herald reports.