Roll Call: Court Back School District In Charter Dispute; Delivering Summer Meals; Palm Beach Impact Fee Dispute
The Miami-Dade school district wins a big court decision, in Friday’s education headlines.
Appeals court: Miami-Dade school district right to shut down charter – School leaders say the decision is important because it upholds the right of school boards to regulate or close charter schools within their boundaries. The Miami Herald
Pasco school redefines ‘meals on wheels’ – Gulfside Elementary School principal Chris Clayton saw students weren’t coming to a summer free lunch program at the school, so he found a way to take the meals to students. The Tampa Tribune
School district clashes with county over proposed “zero” school impact fee – Palm Beach County and its schools disagree over whether schools can use an impact fee for $3 million in construction projects. The Palm Beach Post
JU restructures, expands programs – “Jacksonville University is retooling its health care programs to meet a rising demand for nurses and those changing careers. The Florida Times-Union