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Florida education news: Kindles, school bus safety, school boundaries and more



b4s_clwhighkindles0_254575c.jpegDIGITAL NATIVES: Clearwater High School students find academic success after the school replaces books with Kindle e-readers. (Times photo, Will Vragovic) 

CLOSER LOOK: Pasco superintendent Kurt Browning plans to investigate problems at Connerton Elementary, Hudson Middle and Wesley Chapel High.

SHORT CHANGED: Florida lawmakers must properly fund the state's college system at it grows to meet needs, the Times editorializes.

NEW LOOK: Duval's new superintendent continues his administrative reorganization, pledging to keep it cost neutral, the Florida Times-Union reports.

HOW SAFE? The Stuart News publishes a multi-story report on school bus safety.

NEW DIGS: The Manatee school district debuts its state-of-the-art technical institute, the Bradenton Herald reports.

FIRST FRESHMEN: FSU at Panama City prepares to welcome its first underclassmen, the Panama City News Herald reports.

WHO'S IN CHARGE? The Monroe School Board raises concerns about contract management in the district, the Keynoter reports.

SNOBS: Redrawing school attendance boundaries brings out the worst in some Seminole County parents, Orlando Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab writes.

[Last modified: Sunday, January 6, 2013 7:51am]


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