Florida education news: Vouchers, tuition, smoking and more
VOUCHERS: Demand rises for Florida's corporate tax credit scholarships to private schools, possibly foreshadowing added growth of the program.
NO PROBLEM: Broward sticks with K12 Inc. as an online course provider, with officials having no concerns about troubles the firm had in other counties, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
TAX FREE: Florida's back to school tax holiday expands to include electronics, the Florida Times-Union reports.
RECRUITING STUDENTS: Florida Polytechnic University considers waiving tuition fees more than one year to attract students, the Ledger reports.
NO SMOKING: College campuses in the Daytona Beach area go tobacco-free this week, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
COMPLIANCE ISSUES: Palm Beach schools plan to spend $18 million to bring all areas up to code for students with disabilities, the Palm Beach Post reports.