Florida education news: School improvement, single-gender classes, grades and more
TURNAROUND: Hernando's Spring Hill Elementary strives for academic improvement.
SINGLE-GENDER SCHOOLS: Utah looks to Hillsborough's Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy for lessons in separating children by gender for their education, the Deseret News reports.
SCHOOL GRADES: The projections aren't as bad as expected for Duval schools, the Florida Times-Union reports.
GROWTH: The Manatee planning commission officially implements school impact fees, the Bradenton Herald reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Lake School Board denies a teacher union grievance over planning time, the Daily Commercial reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: Two shuttered Treasure Coast charter schools spent capital funds that can't be recovered, the Stuart News reports.
NEW SCHOOLS: Parents come in force to learn about Bonita Springs' first high school, the Naples Daily News reports.
SCHOOL ZONES: The Orange school district considers expanding its plans to reassign students to different schools, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
MORE MONEY: The Marion School Board increases the salary of its staff lawyer, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
FEDERAL LAW: Polk education leaders want to know how state officials will interpret the new ESSA, the Ledger reports.
MENTORING: A successful Manatee student credits his Take Stock in Children mentor, the Herald-Tribune reports.