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Florida education news: iPads, after-hours parties, merit pay and more



clw_ipads090211_a_189349c.jpegiLEARN: Sixth graders at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Dunedin are the latest to go iPad for their school work. (Times photo, Douglas Clifford) 

PERFORMANCE PAY: All the teachers at Pasco eSchool capitalize on the school's pilot merit pay program.

I WANT MY P.E.: Some south Florida elementary schools are not complying with state law to give students 30 minutes of daily physical activity, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

PARTY SCHOOL: Miami-Dade investigates allegations that a charter school is being used after hours for raunchy booze fests, the Miami Herald reports.

WHO DO YOU LIKE? Palm Beach residents who attend superintendent candidate meetings could be able to cast "votes" on their preferences, the Palm Beach Post reports.

TIME TO MOVE: Orange schools face rezoning because of crowding at some while others have empty seats, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

STAY TOGETHER: The local USF Polytechnic board of trustees does not endorse separation from the system, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

[Last modified: Friday, September 2, 2011 6:17am]


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