Charter schools. Charter school growth means fewer teachers are employed by the school district. Miami Herald.
Private schools. A new Winter Haven academy aims to help students with emotional challenges. Winter Haven News-Chief.
Budgets. Broward school taxes are expected to decrease. Sun-Sentinel. Finances improve for the Santa Rosa school district. Pensacola News-Journal. Volusia schools are expected to propose their spending plan today. Daytona Beach News-Journal. Enrollment and property values rise in Manatee. Bradenton Herald.
Digital learning. Districts start to replace paper textbooks. TC Palm.
Labels. Black students are more likely to be labeled disruptive, or designated as having emotional or social issues. Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Race. The NAACP continue to weigh legal action in a district where students faced harassment. Northwest Florida Daily News.
Superintendents. Palm Beach’s new superintendent says students and parents want more customization. Palm Beach Post. Brevard’s new leader plans community meetings. Florida Today. Collier’s chief says changes to the state’s accountability system are one of the biggest challenges facing her district, and more in an interview with the Fort Myers News-Press.
Boarding school. A Christian boarding school for troubled teens changes its approach to discipline, and looks to change its image. Panama City News Herald.
Uniforms. Many schools and districts aren’t eager to embrace school uniform policies. Tampa Bay Times.
CAPE. Monroe schools consider expanding a program that pays students who earn computer certifications. Keynoter.
Philanthropy. Foundations help meet needs in Central Florida’s school system. Orlando Sentinel.