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Florida education news: Student prayer, summer school, online testing and more

122307.jpegLET US PRAY: Collier schools superintendent Kamela Patton says her district has enough religious protections in place that it doesn't need to adopt an "inspirational messages" policy, the Naples Daily News reports. (Naples Daily News photo)

SELF-EXPRESSION: Duval students share their poetry through a district-published electronic book of poems, the Florida Times-Union reports.

COME TOGETHER: George Harrison's sister creates a nonprofit to help connect students to music, starting in Manatee and Sarasota, the Bradenton Herald reports.

STILL WAITING: Riveria Beach residents have yet to see a promised neighborhood high school from the Palm Beach district, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

FUN: Flagler and Volusia schools focus on games and hands-on activities to keep students interested in summer remedial programs, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

BUSY: The Polk school district's new free employee health clinic is swamped with appointments, the Ledger reports.

HIGH TECH: Lake County schools look for ways to get computers and other technology into students' hands as the state pushes electronic materials and online testing, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Monday, July 2, 2012 6:18am]


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