Florida education news: Teacher raises, gay rights, religious materials and more
PRIORITIES: Gov. Rick Scott hints at a veto of the Legislature's education budget if his teacher raise proposal isn't there.
ACCUSATIONS FLY: The Pasco school district investigates allegations that the principal of Sunlake High made antigay and abusive comments about one of his assistant principals.
HANDOUTS: Hillsborough students soon might have the right to distribute religious materials at school.
DISMISSED: Lacoochee Elementary School in rural Pasco County will get a new faculty and administration after three years of lagging academic performance.
OPENING UP: The Hillsborough School Board reverses course and will make public the names of teachers facing discipline.
NEW USE: The shuttered Southside Fundamental building in Largo will become a charter school.
CERTIFICATION: A state investigation into K12 Inc.'s virtual courses found some instances of teachers lacking proper certification, State Impact Florida reports.
BUSINESS SAVVY: Collier high schools will launch a new course in enterpreneurship, the Naples Daily News reports.
LEGAL SERVICES: The Manatee School Board is unsure how to proceed once its lawyer retires, the Bradenton Herald reports.
SAVINGS: A decision to refinance debt will help Brevard schools avoid layoffs, Florida Today reports.
CHARTER CHANGES: The Polk School Board wants to revamp the remedial academies it set up as charter schools inside four high schools, the Ledger reports.
TABLED: The Lake School Board tables a vote on rules that would have allowed students to form a Gay-Straight Alliance, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
FINALLY: FAMU's business school wins accreditation, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.