Florida education news: Superintendents, charter schools, FCAT and more
WHO YOU KNOW: Pasco schools superintendent Kurt Browning quickly becomes a go-to guy on education issues in Tallahassee, despite his newness to the issues.
COLLEGE BOUND: Some Florida minority males talk about what it took to get them into college during a symposium in Tampa.
OVERSIGHT NEEDED: Before expanding Florida's charter school system, lawmakers should do a better job regulating the ones already in place, columnist John Romano writes.
SELL IT: The Hernando school district must better market its new adult career and technical courses, the Times editorializes.
TESTING SEASON: FCAT time arrives again on Tuesday with the annual writing section of the exam, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.
CLASS SIZE DILEMMA: Brevard district officials consider violating the state class size mandate as they struggle with budget shortfalls, Florida Today reports.
GROWING PAINS: Bay students and district leaders deal with the ups and downs of a new outside food services company the district hired as a budget move, the Panama City News Herald reports.
ARMED AND READY: Some Santa Rosa teachers get their concealed carry weapons permits in the wake of the school shooting in Sandy Hook, Conn., the Pensacola News Journal reports.
OJT: The Florida Senate's new point man on education appropriations faces a steep learning curve on the world of education finance, the Herald-Tribune reports.
LEADERSHIP: FAMU and other historically black colleges face difficult challenges at the top, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.