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Florida education news: Advanced Placement boot camp, charter school expansion, school dress code and more



pas_bootcamp081211_186540c.jpegGETTING READY: Pasco's Mitchell High School conducts Advanced Placement boot camp for about 400 students to teach them skills they'll need for success. (Times photo, Jeffrey S. Solochek)

WAITING GAME: Pinellas schools superintendent Julie Janssen says she still doesn't know how her School Board will vote on her future.

TIME TO GROW: Hernando County's popular and successful Gulf Coast Academy charter school seeks to add a new campus for more students.

SOMETHING TO DO: Miami-Dade parents seek activities for their kids as summer programs end and school is still a week away, the Miami Herald reports.

YOU'RE REHIRED: Okaloosa schools find new jobs for nearly all laid-off teachers, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

WHAT NOT TO WEAR: A Volusia middle school has a fashion show to let students know the district's new dress code expectations, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

PRIVATIZATION: Marion County schools look to outsource their transportation services, while Alachua officials say they're unlikely to follow that path, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Friday, August 12, 2011 6:35am]


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