Florida education news: Politics, guns, virtual school and more
POLITICAL SCRAMBLE: The arrival of two high-profile politicians in the mix for Florida Atlantic University president causes a stir at the university and in Tallahassee.
GUNS ON CAMPUS: The University of South Florida approves a new policy allowing visitors to keep weapons in their cars on campus.
FOR THE PARENTS: Florida Virtual School offers new courses aimed at adults, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
KILL THE CORE: Common Core opponents begin a radio ad blitz against the standards, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
SCIENCE LESSONS: Flagler elementary schools adopt themes and get creative to improve their science instruction, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
SHORT LIST: A search committee recommends two candidates to interview for the Florida A&M University president post, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: A state senator prepares to file legislation to expedite applications of charter schools on military bases, Redefined reports.
GRIEF: A crisis team heads to a Marion high school after one of its teachers is murdered, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
BAD ACTS: A Clay elementary teacher is arrested for having sex with an underage teenage boy, the Florida Times-Union reports. • A Walton teacher faces a misconduct charge for making disparaging remarks to a student, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.