Florida education news: Gender, STEAM, library books and more
GENDER ISSUES: Florida school districts take differing approaches to dealing with transgender students, WFSU reports. More from the Florida Times-Union. A Lake pastor collects thousands of signatures to petition against transgender bathrooms in schools, the Daily Commercial reports.
LEADERSHIP: The Manatee school district promotes five assistant principals to lead schools, the Bradenton Herald reports.
BAD RELATIONS: A Duval School Board member asks for an investigation into an incident when she claims the superintendent's wife followed and tried to intimidate her, the Florida Times-Union reports.
TROUBLES: The Palm Beach teachers union criticizes district officials for not intervening soon enough at a school where the faculty and administration are at odds, the Palm Beach Post reports.
BAD ACTS: A Volusia teacher resigns while under investigation for an inappropriate relationship with a student, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
STEAM SCHOOLS: Santa Rosa schools move to a science, technology, engineering, arts and math initiative and leaders say it's working, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
BOOKS WANTED: A Polk elementary school asks for book donations to fill its media center, the Ledger reports.