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Inside iPrep Blended Public School: Bean bags & Dance Dance Revolution [Video]


Are the days of boring school over? Image by Elizabeth Albert via Flickr

In school, students can sit in chairs or plop into bean bags. They can study, go workout or play Dance Dance Revolution if they get stressed. Napping is okay too. This isn’t a homeschool, it’s public school.

“These are real human beings,” said Alberto Carvalho, superintendant of Miami-Dade county schools.

Carvalho’s iPrep in Miami, Fla. recently beat statewide counterparts on a standardized science test, reports Wall Street Journal’s Stephanie Simon:

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