Lawsuits. WFSU looks at the latest developments in Florida’s school choice lawsuits and the drop-the-suit campaign.
Common Core. A state Senator asks his local school board to resist implementation of the standards. Leesburg Daily Comercial.
Testing. The Orlando Sentinel goes deep on the anti-testing backlash. Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab weighs in. Miami-Dade schools pare back some assessments in response to recent outcry. Miami Herald. The Marion County School Board pushes back against state testing requirements. Ocala Star-Banner.
Campaigns. A mysterious outside group pours money into a Sarasota school board race. Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Growth. Miami’s schools have room to grow, casting doubts on a push to build a new school downtown. Miami Herald.
Teachers. A Pasco school informs parents via email and automated phone calls of a teacher’s “very private decision” to change genders. Tampa Bay Times.
Nutrition. New rules limit the use of junk food in school fundraisers. Tampa Tribune.