Florida education news: Gym class, sales tax, attendance zones and more
IT'S STILL 150 MINUTES: Several Pinellas elementary schools move away from daily physical education classes.
BAD ACTS: A Collier bus driver is arrested for child neglect after one student chokes another on her bus, the AP reports. • A Lakeland teen is arrested for making a bomb threat at his middle school, the Ledger reports. • An Okaloosa teen is detained after officials learn he planned to bring an explosive device to school, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
MORE MONEY: The Brevard School Board prepares to ask voters to support a local school sales tax, Florida Today reports.
BOUNDARY BATTLE: Some Broward parents rally against proposed new school attendance zones, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
LABOR NEWS: Bay teachers and district officials remain at loggerheads over the details of pay raises, the Panama City News Herald reports.