Florida education news: Graduation rates, summer meals, school police and more
GOING UP: South Florida high schools once known as dropout factories now see their graduation rates rise, the Miami Herald reports.
FREE FOOD: The Manatee school district retrofits a school bus into a summer meals food truck, the Bradenton Herald reports.
POLICING THE SCHOOLS: The chief of Broward schools police resigns as the superintendent seeks changes in the department, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
NOT ENOUGH: Increases in early education funding don't eliminate preschool waiting lists in Collier and Lee counties, the Naples Daily News reports.
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION: Several students at a Polk middle school earn an engineering certification usually reserved for college students and professionals, the Ledger reports.
PRICEY: Treasure Coast families see the costs associated with senior year on the rise, the Stuart News reports.
LOOKING BACK: Some first-year Alachua teachers reflect on the lessons they learned in their classrooms, the Gainesville Sun reports.