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Florida education news: Dress code, magnet schools, virtual school and more



FASHION DON'T: Some parents complain about the way some Pasco schools punish students who violate the district dress code.

FOOD AND CLOTHING: Hernando Westside Elementary runs a food pantry and clothes closet for students in need.

ENOUGH ALREADY: The Hillsborough School Board needs to stop bickering and start leading, columnist Sue Carlton writes.

SCHOOL CHOICE: Miami-Dade and Broward school districts get millions in a federal grant to expand their magnet school options, the Miami Herald reports.

HIGH TECH: Colleges in the Daytona Beach area upgrade their classroom technology, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

WHAT'S IN A NAME? An Orlando activist suggests renaming a high school after Roberto Clemente could help with morale, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

COMMON CORE: Opponents of the new standards rally behind a bill in the Florida Legislature to delay implementation, the Herald-Tribune reports.

VIRTUAL EDUCATION: The Board of Governors moves ahead its plan to launch an online university program, State Impact Florida reports.

[Last modified: Friday, September 27, 2013 6:07am]


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