Florida education news: Reform, vouchers, taxes and more
REFORM RECOMMENDATIONS: Former Florida teacher of the year Megan Allen leaves the state, offers suggestions on how to improve its education system.
VOUCHERS: Many Florida educators remain opposed to efforts that would expand the state's corporate tax credit scholarship program, the St. Augustine Record reports. • The "waiting list" for these scholarships doesn't really exist, the Washington Post reports. More from Redefined.
FIXING MISTAKES: Duval eighth grade teacher Erin Royce focuses on learning rather than lecturing in her classroom, the Florida Times-Union reports.
NEW SCHOOLS: The Polk school district plans to build two new schools to ease crowding, the Ledger reports.
NO NEW TAXES: Manatee district officials acknowledge their inability to ask voters to support a new local tax in light of past financial mismanagement, the Herald-Tribune reports.