Home schooling. The Alachua school district creates a task force to review its policies. Gainesville Sun.
Uniforms. Miami-Dade prepares a plan to take advantage of a new state incentive program. Miami Herald.
Teacher quality. This is the last year of a Gates-backed grant program to provide teacher mentors in Hillsborough. Tampa Tribune. A teacher bonus plan is panned. Highlands Today. Incentive programs should be based on research, a state Board of Education member says. Gradebook.
Unions. Duval Head Start employees vote to unionize. Florida Times-Union.
Campaigns. A candidate enters the ring for Lee County School Board. Fort Myers News-Press.
Security. Palm Beach schools tighten requirements to enter their buildings. Sun-Sentinel.
Report cards. Collier aims to streamline its report cards. Naples Daily News.
Plagiarism. The Palm Beach Post looks at district investigation records from a principal’s recent case. Palm Beach Post.
Real estate. Pasco school board members agree to a land sale. Tampa Bay Times.
Special needs. Bus drivers in Pasco will get more information on special needs students. Gradebook.
Awards. A middle school piano teacher may be recognized by the Grammy foundation. Sun-Sentinel.
Legal fees. A school board member wants reimbursement for defending himself in court. Bradenton Herald.
Facilities. Leon County breaks ground on a middle school expansion. Tallahassee Democrat.