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Florida education news: School snow day, computer hackers, iPod giveaway and more



6a00d83451b05569e200e5535920c38833-800wi BACK TO SCHOOL: Moms and dads will get to see how Tampa's Freedom High does business during Bring a Parent to School day. (Times file photo)

SNOW DAY: Schools in Florida's Panhandle close for Friday amid predictions of snow, the AP reports.

SUE YOU: A Manatee mom sues the school district over the treatment of her autistic child, the Bradenton Herald reports.

CHECK THOSE PASSWORDS: Broward investigates whether students hacked into district computers at several schools to change grades, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

GROWING AGAIN: Lee and Collier schools turn around their enrollment losses, the Naples Daily News reports.

LABOR NEWS: The Clay School Board approves a new teacher contract, the Florida Times-Union reports.

TRUE DUAL ENROLLMENT: Students at a new Orange high school can get a diploma and an associate's degree at the same time without ever leaving campus, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

EYE ON YOU: Okaloosa school officials depend on video cameras to help solve problems, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

NO TO NANOS: Polk cancels plans to give away iPods to parents who filled out a survey, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST: The Bay superintendent and School Board plan to rewrite the district's ethics policy on dealing with companies where family members work, the Panama City News Herald reports. 

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:50am]


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