Florida education news: Gaming, performance funding, raises and more
GAME ON: Pasco Gulf High School's gaming academy offers students a path into the video game industry.
OVERTURNED: An Escambia high school student wins his appeal of a keenly watched disciplinary case, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
OUTCOMES: Florida lawmakers move to codify performance funding programs for K-12 and higher education, Florida Politics reports.
ADVANCEMENT: A Manatee middle school will begin offering the more advanced Cambridge course work, the Bradenton Herald reports.
SUE YOU: A former Manatee administrator wins his day in court against the school district, the Bradenton Herald reports.
LABOR NEWS: Bay teachers say they need long overdue raises, the Panama City News Herald reports. • Volusia support staff reach a tentative contract deal including raises, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
TEACHER DISCIPLINE: A St. Johns teacher is fired for inappropriate communications with students, the Florida Times-Union reports.
EXTRA ATTENTION: A Polk couple opens a school for traumatized children, the Ledger reports.
SHAKEN: A Palm Beach teacher says she doesn't know when she'll return to classes after being attacked by a parent, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
BONUSES: Florida teachers still have problems with the state's Best and Brightest bonus program, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
IN THE HUNT: Leon's superintendent race gets interesting as more candidates surface, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.