Florida education news: Politics, taxes, security and more
TONY BENNETT'S COMPUTER: The Associated Press continues to dig up more information about the politics that went on in former Florida education commissioner Tony Bennett's Indiana term of office.
TAXES: A campaign committee gears up to promote Volusia's local option school sales tax referendum, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
SAFETY FIRST: Flagler schools increase campus security for the new year, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
HANDS-ON: Manatee and Sarasota high schoolers get a chance to experience medical courses, the Herald-Tribune reports.
ENERGY SAVINGS: The St. Johns school district reduces its energy usage by almost half, the St. Augustine Record reports.
LONGEVITY: State College of Florida honors pioneering professor Pam Stewart, who started teaching when the school opened in 1957, the Bradenton Herald reports.