First graders Emily Lund-Larsen, 6, left, and Lael Ponder, 6, share a conversation after being assigned seats next to one another on the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Students attended the first day of school with pouts, smiles, and hugs at iPrep Academy.
First graders Emily Lund-Larsen, 6, left, and Lael Ponder, 6, share a conversation after being assigned seats next to one another on the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Students attended the first day of school with pouts, smiles, and hugs at iPrep Academy. Carl Juste MIAMI HERALD STAFF
First graders Emily Lund-Larsen, 6, left, and Lael Ponder, 6, share a conversation after being assigned seats next to one another on the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Students attended the first day of school with pouts, smiles, and hugs at iPrep Academy. Carl Juste MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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