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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Education

Elia wins national magnet schools award

Elia wins national magnet schools award

TAMPA — Fired Hillsborough Schools Superintendent MaryEllen Elia, Florida’s superintendent of the year, is the recipient of another honor — the Magnet Schools of America Superintendent of the Year.
Updated: 6 mins ago
Hillsborough schools’ new boss Eakins outlines goal

Hillsborough schools’ new boss Eakins outlines goal

TAMPA — The Hillsborough County school district’s new leader wants to bring the fun back to teaching and learning, give principals more autonomy and increase the district’s graduation rate.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Newsome High band to perform at Macy’s parade

Newsome High band to perform at Macy’s parade

Members of the Newsome High School band will gladly have to make alternate Thanksgiving plans next year.
Published: 04/27/15
USF grads to wear caps, gowns made of recycled plastic

USF grads to wear caps, gowns made of recycled plastic

The University of South Florida is going green for commencement — and that doesn’t just mean the color of its new robes.
Published: 04/26/15
UF suspends frat after report of harassing veterans

UF suspends frat after report of harassing veterans

A University of Florida fraternity has been suspended after reports that some of its members harassed wounded military veterans vacationing recently in Panama City Beach.
Published: 04/25/15
Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: ‘Get a life’

Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: ‘Get a life’

JACKSONVILLE – Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: “Get a life.”
Published: 04/25/15
USF will seek new site for ‘body farm’ after neighbors complain

USF will seek new site for ‘body farm’ after neighbors complain

A day after a packed meeting of Lithia residents expressed concern about the University of South Florida’s plan to put a “body farm” there, the university buried its plans for the location. ...
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15
UF frat expels three over insults to wounded veterans

UF frat expels three over insults to wounded veterans

A University of Florida fraternity has expelled three of its members after allegations that they spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City resort.
Published: 04/24/15
Stuart seeking second term on school board

Stuart seeking second term on school board

TAMPA — Cindy Stuart wants another four years on the Hillsborough County School Board.
Published: 04/23/15
Florida Poly students select a mascot: the ‘Phoenix’

Florida Poly students select a mascot: the ‘Phoenix’

LAKELAND — It’s a fitting image for a cutting-edge state university that rose from a pasture in just two years.
Published: 04/22/15

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