Florida education news: School grades, FCAT testing, student discipline and more
GET IT RIGHT: Florida education and political leaders need to stop playing games with school grades and accountability efforts, the Times editorializes.
TEST PREP: Manatee schools get ready for the FCAT, its consequences, and the unknown system that will follow, the Bradenton Herald reports.
DOING THE RIGHT THING: A Lee high school student no longer faces expulsion for defending a gay student who was being physically harassed, NBC 2 reports.
NEW DIRECTIONS: Two Polk schools get new principals who try to improve relationships with previously upset parents, the Ledger reports.
LAME DUCK: President Eric Barron says it's "awfully hard" to leave Florida State University, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.