READY? OR NOT? Experts say Florida's preparations for its new spring tests might not be enough.
PARENT INVOLVEMENT: The Pinellas school district considers easing its restrictions on parents who want to volunteer but have past convictions.
VOUCHERS: A coalition of parents rises to fight efforts to kill Florida's voucher programs, Bay News 9 reports.
GET TO KNOW THEM: The Lake school district and city of Leesburg hope to inform residents about local schools with a new cable television program, the Daily Commercial reports.
STATE STANDARDS: A Miami-Dade middle school teaches students to debate to help them meet the state's latest educational demands, State Impact Florida reports.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: The Duval school district rejects two new charter school applicants, the Florida Times-Union reports.
TAXES: Broward voters should support a local tax to support long-needed school construction and repair, the Sun-Sentinel editorializes.