Testing. Hillsborough schools officials explain why they aren’t as quick to cut back on testing as some other districts. Gradebook. What happens when there’s a testing mishap? Leesburg Daily Commercial.
Race to the Top. Florida school districts spend the last of their Race to the Top funds. Gradebook.
Funding. Hernando sets the date for a school district sales tax referendum. Tampa Bay Times.
Labor. Teacher contract negotiations break down in Santa Rosa. Pensacola News-Journal.
STEM. Southwest Florida high school students show off their physics prowess by building catapults. Fort Myers News-Press.
Teacher conduct. A social media celebrity figures into a teacher’s contested termination proceeding. Tampa Tribune.
School boards. The Palm Beach school board gives its inspector general top marks. Sun-Sentinel.
Controversy. A school’s Civil War re-enactment offends some parents. WCTV.
Drug testing. Students in Indian River County face stricter drug tests than their peers inn neighboring school districts. Indian River Press-Journal.