Florida education news: Job cuts, opt out, school nurses and more
CUTTING COSTS: An outside consultant recommends the Hillsborough school district eliminate nearly 1,800 jobs.
SCANDAL: A Koch-funded private school in Palm Beach runs into problems with funding, leadership and more, the NY Times reports.
SCHOOL NURSES: The American Academy of Pediatrics says Florida falls short of the recommendation that every school have a registered nurse, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: FHSAA leader Roger Dearing will retire after eight years on the job, the Gainesville Sun reports.
SCHOOL'S OUT: Bay County students celebrate the last day of classes, the Panama City News Herald reports.
BAD ACTS: A Palm Beach high school assistant principal faces accusations that he sexually harassed students, the Palm Beach Post reports. • The principal of a Seminole Middle School is under criminal investigation for misuse of his district-issue credit card, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
NONRENEWED: A Highlands school administrator loses her job amid complaints about her leadership style, Highlands Today reports.
LEADERSHIP: Children at a Polk elementary school get lessons in leadership and citizenship, the Ledger reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: The St. Johns school district prepares to revoke a local charter school's contract over financial concerns, the St. Augustine Record reports.