BUDGET CUTS: Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran says higher education spending will be cut. He tells a Pensacola crowd that K-12 spending should be protected, though, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.
IN THE CONSTITUTION: School choice could be a highlight of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission agenda, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
SUPERINTENDENTS: Few candidates with superintendent experience apply for the post in Flagler County schools, Flagler Live reports.
BRIGHT FUTURES: Fewer low-income and minority students in Miami-Dade County receive the college scholarships under tougher criteria, the Miami Herald reports.
ACCELERATED LEARNING: Several Volusia County schools will add the Cambridge program to their curriculum, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
STUDENT LOANS: Trump administration rolls back protections for people in default on student loans. Days after a report on federal student loans revealed a double-digit rise in defaults, President Trump’s administration revoked federal guidance Thursday that barred student debt collectors from charging high fees on past-due loans. The Education Department is ordering guarantee agencies that collect on defaulted debt to disregard a memo former President Barack Obama’s administration issued on the old….Click To Continue