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SECOND CHANCE: Some Hillsborough teens who struggled with the FCAT turn to the ACT test to complete their diploma requirements.

GOING HIGH TECH: Miami-Dade schools play a role in the region's efforts to become a technology hub, the Miami Herald reports.

LEARNING LABS: Stetson University education students use the Volusia schools to hone their craft, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

WHAT'S IN A NAME? The Florida Times-Union provides biographies of eight people who had schools named after them, as the name of one school causes controversy for the community.

AIM HIGH: A Walton collegiate high school creates an atmosphere for student success, the Walton Sun reports.

HAVE A BALL: A Polk seventh-grade teacher replaces classroom chairs with yoga balls to help her students focus, the Ledger reports.

[Last modified: Monday, December 30, 2013 6:50am]


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