School choice. Democratic contender Nan Rich blasts both Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist for supporting vouchers. Sunshine State News.
Charter schools. A bill encouraging collaboration on charter schools at military bases heads to Gov. Rick Scott, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The governor says he’ll sign in it. News Service of Florida. More from the Tampa Tribune. A charter-school students wins Broward County’s spelling bee. Miami Herald.
Magnet Schools. The Pinellas County School Board approved two new magnet schools focused on technology. Tampa Bay Times.
School technology. Collier County schools officials revisit their policy allowing students to bring their own devices. Naples Daily News.
Construction funding. Polk County school district officials fear a $238 million funding gap for school facilities. Lakeland Ledger.
Common Core. The Brevard County School Board adopts new textbooks intended to align with the state’s new standards. Florida Today.
School boards. The Manatee school board votes unanimously to request that the Inspector General investigate possibly malfeasance by board members between 2010 and 2012. Bradenton Herald. More from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Teacher pay. Dozens of Orange County teachers rally for raises. Orlando Sentinel.