Florida education news: School construction, early education, guidance counseling and more
NEW SCHOOLS: The Pasco school district considers an accelerated construction plan to cope with crowding.
R.I.P: Plant High School remembers the life of former principal Vincent Sussman.
EARLY LEARNING: Some Florida lawmakers seek to improve the state's system of 0-5 education, the Florida Current reports.
ONLINE EDUCATION: Local school districts pick up the slack in virtual classes as Florida Virtual School loses steam, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
GUIDANCE: The Okaloosa school district takes a new approach to student counseling, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
OUTSOURCING: The Miami-Dade school district considers privatizing its student transportation, the Miami Herald reports.
LABOR NEWS: Daytona State College approves an average of 3 percent raises for all employees, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT: A Lee high school is able to restart its band after receiving donations for new instruments, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
BAD ACTS: A Manatee school cafeteria worker kept his job more than a year after having sex with a student, the Herald-Tribune reports.