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Parents told Hillsborough school officials that they needed more information about programs for kids offered by the district, the University of South Florida and the Department of Juvenile Justice. This weekend, the district will provide.

Working with area pastors, as well as educators from USF and DJJ, the school district is presenting its Faith-Based and Community Education Summit beginning at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Mt. Olive Community and Technology Resource Center, 604 W. Ball St., in Plant City.

The program is free and open to the public. It's also considered a model for the rest of the state. Its director presented the concept this past week during the Department of Education's K-12 Innovation Conference, where it was recognized as an outstanding initiative.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:23am]


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