Florida education news: School board races, STEM camp, teacher raises and more
IN THE RUNNING: A longtime school activist joins the crowded field of candidates seeking election to the Hillsborough School Board.
STEM CAMP: Select top high schoolers spend four weeks at USF experiencing college-level science and engineering.
EXPANSION PLANS: The Miami-Dade district budget includes raises, more school choices and added bilingual programs, the Miami Herald reports.
SCHOOL GRADES: Manatee district officials support a proposal to again limit school grade drops, the Bradenton Herald reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Collier School Board will settle whether teachers get a raise, the Naples Daily News reports.
IMPACT FEES: The Lake School Board wants its suspended impact fees reinstated, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
LET'S MAKE A DEAL: The Gilchrist teacher of the year, accused of inappropriate conduct with female students, is allowed to retire rather than being forced to resign or be fired, the Gainesville Sun reports.