Florida education news: Tony Bennett resigns, dual enrollment fees, full-time teachers and more
MOVING ON: Florida education commissioner Tony Bennett resigns two days after accusations emerge that he fixed a school grade in Indiana for political purposes, which he denied. Finding a fourth commissioner in three years could be a tall order for Florida. The state's education system leadership is in disarray, the Times editorializes. Some other good reads on the subject from Politico, Associated Press, Sun-Sentinel, State Impact Indiana, Indianapolis Star, Washington Post, News Service of Florida
FEE FIGHT: Pasco and Hernando school district officials take issue with new dual enrollment fees that Pasco-Hernando Community College wants to charge.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: One Manatee public school officially applies to convert to charter status, along with two other applicants seeking charters, the Bradenton Herald reports.
GET TOUGH: Northwest Florida districts plan to take more harsh actions against bullying, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
ATTITUDE MATTERS: Polk school leaders get training in what's expected of them in the new school year, the Ledger reports.
"DAMMIT, WE'RE NOT A C": Bay superintendent Bill Husfelt rejects the state's grade of his district, the Panama City News Herald reports.