GETTING TO KNOW YOU: Pasco Hudson Elementary teachers tour their school zone by bus to see where their students come from.
'WORTH EVERY PENNY': Hillsborough's new teacher pay plan costs $65 million that the district is seeking to sustain.
NEXT STEPS: Pinellas district leaders plan changes for the schools identified as persistently failing in a weekend Times report. What some others are saying: Slate, EWA, PBS, NPR
EMPTY SEATS: The Hillsborough district builds new schools even as existing ones have space amid student moves to charter schools.
GAMING: South Florida educators look into using computer games as a learning tool, the Miami Herald reports.
SUPERINTENDENTS: Escambia civic leaders renew the conversation of whether to continue electing the schools superintendent, WUWF reports.
BOYS VS. GIRLS: Duval families take a closer look at single-gender education, the Florida Times-Union reports.
IN THE COURTS: An appellate judge tells the Duval school district it must reinstate a teacher fired for allegedly cursing at students and using the N-word, the Florida Times-Union reports.
HOME SCHOOLING: It's on the rise in Volusia and Flagler counties, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: Sarasota district officials seek ways to pay for planned new schools, the Herald-Tribune reports.