Transformation. The information revolution that’s playing out in other industries will bring dramatic changes to education in the coming years, former Education Secretary Margaret Spellings writes in the Wall Street Journal.
Growth. Lee County schools are growing, but the district is short on construction funding. Fort Myers News-Press.
Class size. The Duval school district faces a penalty under the state’s rules limiting class size. Florida Times-Union.
Closures. The Sarasota school district shuts down a school for emotionally troubled students, saying it would prefer to place them in mainstream classrooms. Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Superintendents. Osceola’s superintendent gets a new contract. Sentinel School Zone.
Administration. An ousted Manatee County administrator could receive back pay and other compensation after complaints against him are dismissed. Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Unions. Pasco county’s school superintendent and union president are at odds over his management style. Gradebook.