Florida education news: School technology, college scheduling, transgender children and more
KINDLES AND WIKIS AND SMART BOARDS, OH MY: Tampa Bay-area schools increasingly rely on a growing amount of technology to engage students. (Times file photo)
90 DAYS AND COUNTING: Lee and Collier school officials prepare plans to claim a share of Florida's Race to the Top grant, the Naples Daily News reports.
SKIP IT? Lake school leaders discuss whether to ignore some class size rules, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
SCHEDULE CHANGES: The University of Florida explores allowing students to enroll in spring and summer only to ease campus crowding in the fall, Inside Higher Ed reports.
PRESCRIPTION, PLEASE: Manatee Technical Institute launches a pharmacy technician program to serve a community need, the Bradenton Herald reports.
TOO SMART: A Florida Gulf Coast University student is rejected for a federal financial aid program because her grades are too high, the Naples Daily News reports.
WHO ARE YOU? Some Florida schools grapple with how to treat transgender children, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
IT IS CALLED EDU-JOBS, AFTER ALL: Brevard teachers want their district to spend the latest round of federal stimulus money on teachers, Florida Today reports.
SPECIAL EDUCATION: A new school in Alachua focuses on how to teach children with autism, the Gainesville Sun reports.