Florida education news: Turnaround schools, logos, remedial courses and more
YOU'RE REHIRED: The Pasco school district rehires 16 of 23 Lacoochee Elementary teachers who reapplied for their jobs after being dismissed in advance of an expected third straight D grade.
ANOTHER SEARCH: The Hernando school district is looking for another new chief finance officer.
BIAS? The U.S. Department of Education will investigate allegations of race-based discrimination in the Brevard schools, Florida Today reports.
FIRED: A Martin high school teacher loses her day job over her second job as a bikini model, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
UN-BANNED: An appeals court reverses an order that would have banned a girl who faces aggravated battery charges from attending any Duval public school, the Florida Times-Union reports.
TAKE IT OVER: The Palm Beach School Board asks the county sheriff to take control of the district's police force, the Palm Beach Post reports.
LABOR NEWS: The Marion School Board rejects raises for teachers and support staff during impasse hearings, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
WE OWN IT: The Miami-Dade school district looks into trademarking and then marketing all logo material from its high schools, the Miami Herald reports.
TOO MUCH REMEDIATION: A new report indicates that many college students are needlessly sent into remedial courses, the Miami Herald reports.
TIME TO CHANGE: The Lee School Board considers revising its policy relating to complaints against employees, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
BUDGET CUTS: The Lake school district looks into layoffs and closing a learning center to cope with a projected $16 million budget shortfall, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
RELIEVED OF DUTY: A Venice charter school puts its principal on paid administrative leave for unspecified reasons, the Herald-Tribune reports.