Discipline disparities. Black students make up 44 percent of Duval County's student body, but account for some 80 percent of its suspensions. Florida Times-Union.
Charter school audits. State financial audits find internal weaknesses at 94 charter schools. Gainesville Sun.
Private school ordinance. A prestigious Miami-Dade private school runs afoul of a city-imposed enrollment cap. City of Pinecrest officials learned Gulliver Prep had understated its enrollment by more than 100 students. Miami Herald.
HB 7069. Pasco County school board members aren't contemplating joining a lawsuit challenging a major education law. For one thing, they worry about political consequences. At most, they're in what one member calls "wait and research mode." Tampa Bay Times. St. John's County legislators, including likely future House Speaker Paul Renner, discuss the bill at a local forum. St. Augustine Record.
School improvement. School board members call for change at two long-struggling Volusia County schools. Daytona Beach News-Journal.