PEACEFUL PROTEST: Denied a promised raise, teachers across Hillsborough County began performing their contracted duties only as part of a weeklong demonstration.
SUPERINTENDENT SELECTION: Florida's constitution revision exercise forces school districts to take a closer look at whether their superintendents should be elected or appointed. More from the News Service of Florida.
AFTER THE STORM: Hurricane Maria evacuees who are still learning English won't be included in Florida's school accountability system. More from the Orlando Sentinel.
TURNAROUNDS: Northeast Elementary School in Pinellas County sees a resurgence with the support of its community. • The Florida Board of Education approves improvement plans for two struggling Duval County schools, the Florida Times-Union reports.
IN FLORIDA: Sunshine State schools become a favorite destination for U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, US News & World Report reports.
ALLEGATIONS: An Okaloosa County man files a formal complaint with the School Board against superintendent Mary Beth Jackson, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.
RETIREMENT CONFLICT: A former Escambia County School Board member says she resigned her post to avoid losing her state retirement from a job in the Sheriff's Office, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
THREATS: A Bay County high school is evacuated amid a bomb threat, the Panama City News Herald reports. • Two Volusia County middle school students arrested for threatening their school offer no explanations, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
BOARD LEADERSHIP: The Manatee County School Board selects a new chairman with hopes he can help win passage of a local property tax increase, the Bradenton Herald reports. The new chairman isn't convinced of the need, though, the Herald-Tribune reports.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: Two Florida lawmakers propose requiring all high school students learn CPR, Florida Today reports.
VOUCHERS: A central Florida private school does not participate in a hearing over whether it can continue to receive state tax credit scholarships, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
TEACHER HOUSING: The Broward County School Board looks for ways to increase affordable housing options for teachers, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
SCHOOL SITES: Plans to relocate a Palm Beach County elementary school hit a snag, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
EVALUATIONS: Florida is among the states leading the way in changing how teachers get evaluated, Education Week reports.
TODAY IN TAMPA: The Florida School Boards Association, Florida Association of District School Superintendents and other related groups kick off their three-day joint winter conference. (Agenda)