Originally Posted by Elizadolots
There is no canon reference for potential command officers being sent back to the Academy to get training. All Academy references refer to cadets in training, not established officers.
A command school's not so hard to envision, though -- wouldn't have to be at the Academy, either.
On the other hand, I've got the impression that the movie's about how everyone came to BE on the Enterprise from their various backgrounds, not necessarily a Starfleet Academy sort of story...