TEACHER TESTS: Florida’s general knowledge test for certification has proven a stumbling block for many teachers. Some state lawmakers have proposed a way to work around it. But some observers say there must be a better way to solve the problem without waiving expectations.
STRATEGIC PLANNING: Hernando County schools superintendent John Stratton explains the “five pillars” of his district’s new strategic plan.
EARLY EDUCATION: Hillsborough County schools superintendent Jeff Eakins seeks stronger ties to area preschools to help prepare children for kindergarten.
LISTEN UP: The Pasco County school district proposes requiring students to stow their earbuds during class time.