Florida education news: Summer enrichment, school choice, Common Core and more
ENRICHMENT: Jesuit High and Berkeley Prep offer programs to help area students avoid summer learning loss.
TESTING: All candidates for an open Manatee School Board seat criticize high-stakes testing, the Herald-Tribune reports.
TURNAROUNDS: The Florida Board of Education forces Manatee district officials to amend a turnaround plan for Rogers Garden Elementary, the Bradenton Herald reports.
SCHOOL CHOICE: Despite many education options, most Duval poor, black students remain at racially isolated schools, the Florida Times-Union reports.
JOB OPENINGS: The Orange school district needs about 300 more teachers with just weeks before classes resume, WFTV reports.
LOWEST 300: Three Lake elementary schools add an hour of daily reading instruction after falling onto the state's Lowest 300 list, the Daily Commercial reports.
STANDARDS: Common Core critic Sandra Stotsky appears with two Collier School Board candidates at a forum to pan the standards, the Naples Daily News reports.
LEADERSHIP: A Palm Beach elementary school is removed after his school receives an F grade from the state, the Palm Beach Post reports. * Sarasota High gets a new principal, the Herald-Tribune reports.
LABOR NEWS: Volusia teachers and support employees win a contract agreement after two years of disputes, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
BANNED: A Seminole substitute teacher is disallowed from working in the district after pleading no contest to being drunk while teaching, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
NEW SCHOOLS: The Palm Beach school district makes plans to build four new schools and rebuild seven others, the Sun-Sentinel reports.