Roll Call: Polk Schools Seek A’s; Lots Of Lee County Kindergarteners; Bus Problems In Broward County
Most Florida districts reported few problems on the first day of school, in Tuesday’s education headlines.
Polk’s Two ‘F’ Schools Look to Overcome Failing Grades – Two F-rated Polk County schools are determined to improve. One middle school is even asking for help from a neighboring A-rated charter school. The Lakeland Ledger
Lee County kindergarten crop a bumper one – About 500 more kindergarteners enrolled in Lee County schools than expected. The Naples Daily News
New charter school is Just for Girls – The first all-girls charter school opened for its first day of classes in Manatee County. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Broward back to school with Miami Heat, bus computer glitch – Broward County schools were late mailing out bus passes. The district says students got to school fine, while bus drivers reported problems. The Miami Herald