Hardship. A Venice high school student is recognized for overcoming homelessness. Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
School counselors. First Lady Michelle Obama praises school counselors in Orlando. Orlando Sentinel.
Superintendents. Alachua County’s new chief prepares a series of school visits as he takes office. Gainesville Sun.
Administration. Hernando schools get a new assistant superintendent. Tampa Bay Times. Collier and Lee County schools shake up their top ranks. Naples Daily News. Duval schools approve new administrator appointments. Florida Times-Union. Finalists for a principal job will explain their qualifications to faculty, staff and the public. Bradenton Herald.
School grades. Top Pasco officials tell administrators not to pay much attention to this year’s letter grades. Gradebook.
Math instruction. Leon County students go to summer algebra camps before taking another try at their must-pass end of course exams. Tallahassee Democrat.
Vals and sals. Pasco schools aim to do away with honorary titles for graduates. Tampa Bay Times.