Florida education news: Testing, community schools, impact fees and more
COMMUNITY SCHOOLING: Escambia County debuts Florida's second community school, the Pensacola News-Journal reports. * Leon leaders try to breathe life into a stalled community school effort, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: Manatee County commissioners reinstate school impact fees to deal with growth, the Bradenton Herald reports.
IN THE RUNNING: Two Brevard School Board seats draw several hopefuls, Florida Today reports.
INVESTIGATIONS: Lee district officials report suspected misconduct of a former principal to state agencies, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. * Polk's superintendent faces an internal investigation after a complaint from an associate superintendent, the Ledger reports. * A Palm Beach teacher is removed from school after unspecified allegations are made, the Palm Beach Post reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: A Marion charter school drops its principal after she is formally charged with stealing from the school, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
WRONG NUMBER: The Orange school district will pay $12,500 to a woman who complained that she mistakenly received about 100 district robocalls, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
SECURITY: A Palm Beach elementary school reviews its procedures after an irate parent gets into her child's classroom and attacks the teacher, the Sun-Sentinel reports.