Roll Call: Polk’s New Student President; Ocala Stormwater Standoff; Third Drug Raid In Palm Beach County Schools
Polk State College elects a new student body president, in Friday’s education headlines.
Immigrant Elected Student Body Leader – Polk State College students elected an undocumented immigrant and activist their student body president. The Lakeland Ledger
Legal fees rising in city, school board utility dispute – Court costs has already exceeded $100,000 as Marion County schools and the City of Ocala fight over unpaid fire and stormwater fees. The Ocala Star-Banner
Seven arrested at Palm Beach Central High for drug sales, more arrests to come – Palm Beach County school arrested seven students — the third in a series of drug stings at county schools the past two years. The operation was features earlier this year on This American Life. The Palm Beach Post
Pasco schools union leader suggests reassigning teachers – Pasco County schools could reduce fines for oversized classes by redeploying teachers now handling administrative and support work back into the classroom, the district union president says. The Tampa Bay Times