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Florida education news: iPads, for-profit colleges, Common Core and more



imgres.jpegIPAD NATION: All sixth graders at Hernando's Winding Waters K-8 School will get iPads for their daily studies. (Times file photo)

RAW DEAL: Taxpayers deserve better from for-profit colleges and their predatory measures to recruit students, the Times editorializes.

COMMON KNOWLEDGE: Florida schools prepare for the move to a national Common Core curriculum, Florida Today reports.

FIRST AMENDMENT: The Miami-Dade School Board delays action on a proposed ban of political activities and materials at schools, the Miami Herald reports.

STRESS: Many Lee County teachers feel increasing pressure in their profession, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

INCONSISTENT: An audit takes issue with the way volunteers handle money in Palm Beach schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

KHAKIS AND COLLARS: Flagler officials consider district-wide rules for implementing the student dress code, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, August 5, 2012 7:43am]


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