Florida education news: Advanced Placement, prom dress, booster clubs and more
IT STILL MATTERS: College admission officers still like to see AP courses on a transcript even as the classes become more ubiquitous. (Times file photo)
CAN'T DECIDE: The Florida Education Association says it will back Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek for U.S. Senate.
NO PROM FOR HIM: Broward Flanagan High senior Omar Bonilla runs for prom queen, nearly wins, and then is barred from prom for refusing to wear a tux instead of a dress, the Miami Herald reports.
IN CONTROL: A Polk high school principal consolidates all sports booster clubs into one to maintain control of the money, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
QUESTIONABLE TASTE: A Martin high school passes out martini glasses as prom favors less than nine months after a drunk-driving crash killed three former students, the Stuart News reports.
NEW DIGS: Delray Beach residents bid farewell to the old Plumosa Elementary as they welcome the new, $30 million Plumosa School of the Arts, the Sun-Sentinel reports.