Charter schools. Charters in conflict with the Hillsborough school district say they want the matter brought to a hearing. Tampa Tribune. Gradebook. Conflict is brewing over a proposed municipal charter school in West Palm Beach. Palm Beach Post.
Back to school. Frank Biden rallies charter school educators as they prepare for the new year. Palm Beach Post. Seminole, the third district to open for classes, sees a smooth start. Orlando Sentinel.
Acceleration. Alachua schools will allow some eighth graders to take Advanced Placement Physics. Gainesville Sun.
Graduation. New rules, including an online course requirement, take effect for the Class of 2015. Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers.
Campaigns. The Tampa Tribune looks at a crowded field and an ethnic attack in Hillsborough school board races. Brevard holds a forum on a tax referendum. Florida Today. The superintendent looms large in Clay County school board elections. Florida Times-Union. The Bradenton Herald profiles two Manatee County School Board races. Collier school board candidates take part in a forum. Naples Daily News. The Northwest Florida Daily News offers a voters guide.