Superintendent MaryEllen Elia addresses the Hillsborough County School Board.
STORY SUMMARY - Parents and concerned citizens packed a meeting of the Hillsborough County School Board to protest new boundary lines that would affect 20 elementary schools, including the restructuring of Dickinson Elementary into an alternative school. [Times]

Letters reveal nasty turn in Hillsborough, Charter Schools USA fight

TAMPA — It's safe to say the Hillsborough County School District and Charter Schools USA are not getting along. Frustrated by answers her staff was getting to questions about school governance, superintendent MaryEllen Elia dispatched letters this week to the boards of three schools, saying she'll soon move to term …