Florida education news: Textbooks, safety, standards and more
MISALIGNED: A USC researcher analyzes Florida math textbooks and finds ones that claim to be aligned to the Common Core are not very different from earlier editions.
CAMPUS SAFETY: Florida Gulf Coast University heightens assistance to troubled students in hopes of preventing violent incidents, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
TESTING: More details emerge about the Rediske family's efforts to get their profoundly disabled son off Florida's testing radar, the Washington Post reports.
FOCUSED: Florida middle school teachers already use the Common Core standards and find they bring all students into the lessons, State Impact Florida reports.
EXPANSION PLANS: Florida International University grows its presence in Broward County, the Sun-Sentinel reports.