In Tuesday morning’s education news.
Charter school liberties intrigue district Palm Beach County is the latest school district to consider getting in on the charter school management business, following Miami-Dade and Polk. (palmbeachpost.com)
Florida schools lack nurses: Florida schools have fewer registered nurses than 47 other states – OrlandoSentinel.com Budget issues mean Florida students have less access to nurses than students in other states. (orlandosentinel.com)
Scott’s draft legislative priorities could include olive branch to police, firefighters Gov. Rick Scott’s legislative agenda includes a so-called “parent trigger” bill that would allow parents to convert a district school to a charter school with a majority vote. (miamiherald.typepad.com)
Tampa parents dispute scathing single-sex school study – St. Petersburg Times Hillsborough County parents say they like the district’s two new single-gender middle schools despite a study that concludes such schools do not work. (tampabay.com)