Florida education news: Teacher jobs, school discipline, student athletes and more
HALF TRUE: Charlie Crist seeks to distinguish himself from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on the issue of support for education, this time with a statement about teaching jobs that Politifact Florida finds only partly right.
DEALING WITH DISRUPTIONS: Miami-Dade and Broward schools change discipline rules seeking to end the "school to prison pipeline," the Miami Herald reports.
STUDENT ATHLETES: Lee County high schools struggle to deal with students who transfer for athletics, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
MORE THAN A GAME: Students at a Brevard private school learn about art culture while making Mancala pieces in their art class, Florida Today reports.
INVESTIGATION: Broward district officials are looking into complaints about a charter school for at-risk students, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
GET A NEW CAREER: The Duval school district ends several smaller programs to add ones that are expected to be more popular, the Florida Times-Union reports.
UNHAPPY: Polk School Board members criticize their attorney's job performance, the Ledger reports.
ON TRACK: The Miami-Dade school district has begun construction projects at 66 schools, the Miami Herald reports.