Florida roundup: Tax credit scholarships, home education, charter schools and more

Travis Pillow

Charter schools. The Sun-Sentinel castigates charters in an editorial calling for more regulation. The Palm Beach Post looks at a local charter with high test scores.

florida-roundup-logo Tax credit scholarships. The Orlando Sentinel does a Q&A on expanded eligibility.

Home education. A Christian school aims to support parents who homeschool their children with a new part-time program. Palm Beach Post.

Vouchers. The Sun-Sentinel criticizes McKay Scholarships in an editorial calling for stricter regulation.

Discipline. The Tampa Bay Times looks at a federal investigation into Hillsborough’s handling of discipline for minority students.

Superintendents. The Tampa Bay Times looks back at the Hernando superintendent’s first year. Hillsborough school board candidates focus on current superintendent MaryEllen Elia. Tampa Tribune.

Campaigns. Teachers jump into Volusia school board races. Daytona Beach News-Journal. Voters are split on a Brevard tax referendum. Florida Today.

Corporal punishment. Santa Rosa schools do away with corporal punishment. Pensacola News-JournalNorthwest Florida Daily News.

Administration. A study of effective principal supervisors comes to Broward. StateImpact. A Broward school district attorney worked with a lapsed law license. Sun-Sentinel.

Facilities. The Pinellas school district demolishes Largo High. Tampa Bay Times.

School boards. A Manatee County consent agenda leads to a glitch. Bradenton Herald.

Alternative schools. The Hernando school district prepares to consolidate two academies aimed at struggling students. Tampa Bay Times.

English Language Learners. Polk schools hire 22 bilingual teachers. Lakeland Ledger.

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