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Florida education news: Video games, school improvement grants, high school sports and more



ut8dt.st_.jpegPLAY THE GAME: Miami-Dade launches a new magnet school based on video game technology, the Miami Herald reports. (Miami Herald photo)

MAKING STRIDES: Some of Florida's lowest performing schools are able to add new supports for students using federal School Improvement Grants, the Orlando Sentinel reports. 

FREE AGENTS? New Florida state law makes it easier for high school athletes to transfer schools, Bright House Sports Network reports.

PARTNERS: A Duval elementary school pairs with the local Museum of Science and History to give students added lessons, the Florida Times-Union reports.

NO THREAT: What looked like low levels of Miami-Dade kindergartners getting their shots turns out to be a paperwork problem, the Miami Herald reports.

POPULARITY BLOOMS: Palm Beach's environmental themed magnet elementary school becomes the most difficult to win a seat for admission, the Palm Beach Post reports.

MONEY FOR WHOM? Monroe school district officials wonder how tax referendum revenue would affect their contractual obligations to teachers, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Monday, April 30, 2012 6:03am]


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