Florida education news: Media specialists, student-athletes, gifted education and more
CHANGING ROLES: Pasco school media specialists question the rationale behind the district's plan to remove them from schools.
IMAGING: Pinellas Largo High School tries to alter public opinion of its performance and environment.
WHO PLAYS? The Hillsborough School Board tackles the tough cases of student-athlete school transfers.
BEHIND THE SCENES: Wiregrass Ranch High School drama technician students try not to get noticed as they perform.
PARENT TRIGGER: Too many Florida Republican lawmakers miss the reality behind the rhetoric of parent trigger, Times columnist John Romano writes.
GIFTED: Florida schools seek to expand access to gifted programs, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
WHEN IT RAINS...: An external audit turns up more financial problems for the Manatee school district, the Bradenton Herald reports.
GROWING: The Lake Wales charter system prepares to open a second middle school, the Ledger reports.
AT RISK: The Escambia school district sees progress in its first graders' reading performance, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
WELL SPENT? Collier district leaders debate over an $82,000 meeting room expansion, the Naples Daily News reports.