Florida education news: Test scores, free agency, promposals and more
TEST SCORES: A St. Petersburg city councilman wants to pass a resolution asking Florida lawmakers to release their SAT or ACT scores.
ACCESS: Gov. Rick Scott says he'll sign a bill into law that aims to make college education more affordable, Florida Politics reports.
EARLY EDUCATION: Florida keeps changing its rules for kindergarten readiness, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Florida lawmakers approve a measure that would codify a transfer culture that districts including Manatee already have, the Bradenton Herald reports. More from the Florida Times-Union. • Volusia district leaders reconsider rules that punish student athletes who try and fail more advanced classes, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
PROMPOSALS: Elaborate invitations to the prom hit Bay County high schools, the Panama City News Herald reports.
LONG RANGE PLANNING: The Collier school district sets seven target areas to improve in its strategic plan, the Naples Daily News reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: Two struggling Volusia charter schools plan to close this summer, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
RECESS: Some Okaloosa parents begin a petition calling for daily recess for their children, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
JOY RIDE: Six Broward middle school students face charges over their roles in stealing teacher's car and then fighting over who 'snitched,' the Sun-Sentinel reports.
CODING: Florida Board of Education vice chairman John Padget pays Monroe students to take computer classes, State Impact Florida reports.