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Florida education news: International Baccalaureate, physical education, charter schools and more



b4s_largoib091311_190928c.jpegREASSURED: Parents and students who had their doubts about attending IB at Largo High have their fears dispelled after actually going there. (Times photo, Douglas Clifford)

DEFAULTED: Floridians see their college loan default rate rise, the Florida Times-Union reports. More from the News Service of Florida

SYMBOLISM MATTERS: In choosing two superintendent finalists, the Broward School Board guarantees the district will have its first black permanent chief executive, Sun-Sentinel columnist Michael Mayo writes. 

GET MOVING: Volusia schools find ways to incorporate physical education into their lessons, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. 

PROVE IT: The Town of Miami Lakes will pay for a program to weed out families who lie about their address to attend the schools in the town, the Miami Herald reports.

CHARTER OPTIONS: The Bay School Board will consider whether to close an academically struggling charter school, the Panama City News Herald reports.

STILL FALLING: The University of Florida drops again in the annual US News and World Report rankings of colleges and universities, the Gainesville Sun reports. 


[Last modified: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 6:24am]


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