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Florida education news: History lessons, school board scandal, surplus computers and more



clearwa_finding_2462541.jpgDON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT ... Hundreds of Pinellas school children explore the past for the county's annual history fair. (Times file photo)

DIGITAL WORLD: Many Florida schools embrace technology, paving the way for the state to consider a move to all digital content in five years, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

INEPTITUDE: A grand jury says it would abolish the Broward School Board if it could, the Sun-Sentinel reports. It's not the first time the board has gotten a bad review from a grand jury, the Miami Herald reports. Superintendent Jim Notter defends the district against the accusations, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TROUBLED: A proposed Miramar charter school runs into traffic concerns, the Miami Herald reports.

CONTROVERSY: Ave Maria University's new president has seen his share, the Naples Daily News reports.

SEEKING STABILITY: Interim Palm Beach superintendent Bill Malone promises to keep the district on an even keel as it moves into a new leadership era, the Palm Beach Post reports.

YOU SENT IT WHERE? The Daytona State College board of trustees is upset the administration sent surplus computers out of state, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

TRUST ISSUES: The Monroe School Board still has problems with trust after being rocked with scandal, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, February 20, 2011 1:10am]


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