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