Florida education news: Grades, parades, school choice and more

GRADES FOR SALE: A Palm Beach teacher who improved a student’s grade for $50 is placed on probation by the state Education Practices Commission, the Palm Beach Post reports.


ON PARADE: Girls in Lake Brantley High computer science classes march in the Florida Citrus Parade to show coding isn’t just for boys, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

COLLEGE BOUND: Take Stock in Children helps Seminole students afford college, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

ENVIRONMENTAL LESSONS: Some Collier students spend winter break learning about tidal zones and local habitats, the Naples Daily News reports.

IN TUNE: Local musicians offer low-income Miami-Dade students free music education after school, the Miami Herald reports.

SCHOOL CHOICE: The Lake School Board prepares to adopt a revised open enrollment policy in line with new state law allowing interdistrict transfers, the Daily Commercial reports.