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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

Education

Johnson Brothers steps up for education

TAMPA — For a lot of Hills- borough County students, the holiday season is already underway.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Focus Academy begins second year on high note

Focus Academy begins second year on high note

What a difference a year has made.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Polk teacher accused of having sex with student

Polk teacher accused of having sex with student

A Polk County teacher was arrested late Monday, accused by police of having sex with a 14-year-old student from Southwest Middle School.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Tampa women each win $1 million on scratch-off tickets

Two women have about a million reasons to be happy they live in Tampa this week.
Updated: 14 hours ago

Florida suspends reading test for K-2 students

A state reading test being administered this week to Florida’s youngest students will be halted for the rest of the school year due to technical glitches.
Published: 09/16/14

Riverview High student struck by vehicle, injured

A Riverview High School student on a bicycle was struck by a car and injured early today at Balm Riverview Road and Whispering Creek Boulevard.
Published: 09/16/14
USF St. Pete gets double money expected for solar project

USF St. Pete gets double money expected for solar project

TAMPA — Duke Energy has doubled down on a solar energy project at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, providing $1 million for a rooftop photovoltaic array and a storage system that will allow students and faculty to pursue breakth...
Published: 09/15/14
Pinellas charter school Plato Academy builds on success

Pinellas charter school Plato Academy builds on success

Plato Academy started out like many charter schools: broke, failing and struggling to keep students in the classroom. Yet with the dedication of one concerned father, the school now operates at six locations, with six more planned across the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 09/15/14
New Hillsborough K-8 school allows for growth in New Tampa

New Hillsborough K-8 school allows for growth in New Tampa

NEW TAMPA — When students at Turner Elementary and Bartels Middle returned to school Aug. 19, they had a new bell schedule, new uniforms and a new focus on science, technology, engineering and math across all grades and subjects. ...
Published: 09/14/14
Students spotlight South St. Pete in journalist program exhibit

Students spotlight South St. Pete in journalist program exhibit

ST. PETERSBURG — The Journeys Through Journalism program celebrates its 13th anniversary today with a reception at Studio@620 showcasing the work of kindergarten through 12th-grade students from schools in South St. Petersburg. ...
Published: 09/12/14

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