Florida education news: School safety, attendance zones, choice and more
SAFETY FIRST: Miami-Dade becomes the first school district to incorporate the Sandy Hook Promise violence prevention program in all schools, the Miami Herald reports.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: The Orange County school district changes its stance on students kneeling during the National Anthem, WFTV reports.
ATTENDANCE ZONES: Hundreds of Palm Beach students could be moved into new schools as the district adjusts boundaries to accommodate growth, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
SCHOOL CHOICE: Florida families who receive corporate tax credit scholarships say they'll continue to fight in court for the program, The 74 reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: An advisory committee unanimously recommends against the application of a new Polk charter school, the Ledger reports.
FIGHTING: Several Bay high school students are arrested after a campus brawl, the Panama City News Herald reports.
SCHOOL SALARIES: Superintendent Alberto Carvalho leads the list of the Miami-Dade school district's top paid employees, the Miami Herald reports.
STUDENT TRANSPORTATION: The Palm Beach school district sees a decline in school bus accidents, the Palm Beach Post reports.
INFIGHTING: A Duval School Board member accuses the board chairman of trying to oust superintendent Nikolai Vitti, the Florida Times-Union reports.
TURNAROUNDS: The Polk school district modifies the improvement plans of two struggling schools in hope of receiving state approval, the Ledger reports.
CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: A Lake county commissioner proposes school impact fee waivers for certain developers, the Daily Commercial reports.