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Florida education news: School choice, dress codes, boo-hoo breakfast and more



63858965.jpegKEEPING ON: Embattled Pinellas superintendent Julie Janssen goes about district business even as her future remains in doubt.  

ADAPT OR DIE: Traditional Florida public schools must keep pace with the school choice movement or risk becoming obsolete, Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas writes. (Orlando Sentinel photo)

NO OPTIONS: Indian River adopts a mandatory uniform for elementary students and looks to do the same for middle schoolers, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.

GET INVOLVED: The Black Educators Caucus of Palm Beach urges fathers and grandfathers to take their kids to the first day of school, the Palm Beach Post reports.

FEWER TEARS: Brevard kindergarten teachers see fewer students and parents upset on the first day of classes, perhaps because they're already used to separating from preschool, Florida Today reports.

LOOK AROUND: Teachers and administrators from Orlando Jones High take a bus tour of the school's neighborhood, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 6:11am]


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