Florida education news: Tweets, turnarounds, taxes and more
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: A candidate for Pinellas School Board faces criticism for tweets about Muslim and black people.
TURNAROUNDS: Hillsborough's leaders change their approach to improving the district's lowest performing schools.
TAXES: Indian River voters will consider a property tax to support school operations, TC Palm reports.
SUPPLIES: Palm Beach teachers have a store where they can get school supplies for free, the Palm Beach Post reports.
TECHNOLOGY: Flagler students line up for school laptop distribution, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
NEW SCHOOLS: Manatee officials explore options for a new high school north of the Manatee River, the Herald-Tribune reports.
LEADERSHIP: Students at a Polk middle school convince the district not to take away their principal, the Ledger reports.
FRAUD: A clinic is accused of billing Miami-Dade schools millions of dollars for services never provided, the Miami Herald reports.
EXTRA HELP: The Polk school district misses out on a grant to provide academic coaches to high schools in Haines City, the Ledger reports.