Florida education news: Teacher contracts, foreign languages, dress code and more
CONTRACTS: The Pinellas teachers union ratifies a revised contract offer after rejecting the first one.
LANGUAGES: The Florida Senate advances a bill that would let high school students take computer coding as a foreign language.
INVOLVEMENT: A south St. Petersburg community establishes its own PTA to increase involvement in area schools.
LEADERSHIP: Hernando's new top administrative team lacks principal experience.
DRESS CODE: Florida lawmakers continue to push incentives for student uniforms despite limited local interest, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
LOCAL CONTROL: Collier education leaders like the focus of revised federal education law, the Naples Daily News reports.
PLAY TIME: Florida lawmakers file bills to require 20 minutes of daily recess for all elementary students, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
GUNS ON CAMPUS: A girl brings a loaded pistol to a Duval high school, Fox 30 reports.
COMMUNICATION: The Volusia school district launches a new app for parents, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
OVERSIGHT: The St. Johns School Board seeks members for a committee that will monitor spending of a new local sales tax, the St. Augustine Record reports.
SCHOOL BELLS: Leon leaders search for ways to push back the start time for high schools, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.