Lawsuits. Watchdog.org writes up the latest in the legal battle over Florida’s school choice legislation.
Charter schools. Backers of a proposed charter at MacDill Air Force Base are waiting on the base commander to weigh in. Tampa Bay Times.
PLSA. The state Board of Education is set to approve rules for Florida’s new special needs scholarship accounts. Gradebook.
Learning. An active learner program in Pasco schools lets students shape their own lessons. Tampa Bay Times.
Testing. Gradebook catches up with the Lee County School Board member leading the charge against testing in Florida schools.
Health. Duval schools officials investigate a case of tuberculosis. Florida Times-Union.
Labor. Manatee schools plan on a 2 percent raise for support staff. Bradenton Herald. Pasco’s superintendent rejects teachers’ complaints over training time tied to professional learning communities. Tampa Bay Times.
Security. A student who brought a gun to a Duval school faces expulsion. Florida Times-Union.
Parent involvement. The Hernando school district starts a parent academy to increase involvement at Title I schools. Tampa Bay Times.