Florida education news: Fund raising, campus security, online learning and more
ANOTHER NEW PRINCIPAL: Hillsborough's Pierce Middle gets its third principal in a year.
BIG BUCKS: The University of South Florida surpasses its $600 million fundraising goal.
SCHOOL SAFETY: Florida police officers learn about campus security from Sandy Hook Elementary first responders, WTSP reports.
HOME COLLEGE: Broward College launches an online-only branch, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
DISMAL: Florida should not assess English-language learners with the same tests it uses for students fluent in the language, Miami Herald columnist Daniel Shoer writes.
HIGH TECH: Flagler students in fifth grade and above are slated to get laptop computers for their school work in the fall, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
DUAL ENROLLMENT: Escambia and Santa Rosa school districts struggle with a new dual enrollment funding system, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Collier School Board will decide whether teachers get a raise after rejecting a magistrate's recommendation, the Naples Daily News reports.