Florida education news: Testing, busing, STEM lessons and more
TESTING: New federal guidelines still warn states to stem the tide of opting out, the Palm Beach Post reports.
TAKE A BREAK: Florida lawmakers look into mandating 20 minutes of daily recess for elementary students, Bay News 9 reports.
PRIVATE SCHOOLING: The headmaster of a well regarded central Florida private school seeks to increase diversity of students and staff, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
BUSING: Palm Beach district officials knew about student transportation problems long before trying to deal with them, the Palm Beach Post reports.
HANDS-ON: An Embry-Riddle professor heads to a Flagler elementary school to teach kids about weather, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Orange County Classroom Teachers Association continues to operate under national takeover, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
LOOKING BACK: The Alachua school district underwent a year of change during 2015, the Gainesville Sun reports.