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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Education

Plant High graduates save a seat for injured classmate

Plant High graduates save a seat for injured classmate

TAMPA — Jackie Faircloth may not have been able to walk across the stage for her diploma this year, but her classmates saved her a seat during the graduation ceremony.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Electrical fire at Adams Middle School contained to office

Electrical fire at Adams Middle School contained to office

An overheated power strip was blamed for a fire that damaged part of the main office at Tampa’s Adams Middle School early Wednesday.
Published: 05/27/15

Univ. of Florida online program struggles in first year

Less than 10 percent of the students invited to take part in a new online program at the University of Florida have accepted the offer.
Published: 05/27/15
Elia appointed New York state’s education commissioner

Elia appointed New York state’s education commissioner

TAMPA — Four months after she was fired by a split Hillsborough County School Board, Superintendent MaryEllen Elia won a new job Tuesday that will return her to her home state as New York’s education commissioner....
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Items U.S. returns to Italy include manuscript from Tampa

Items U.S. returns to Italy include manuscript from Tampa

The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, private collections and universities — including...
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Diplomas in hand, Lopez center grads face new challenges

Diplomas in hand, Lopez center grads face new challenges

TAMPA — To the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance,” Antonio Burney made his way down the center of the cafeteria at Lopez Exceptional Student Center, his second home for more than a decade.
Published: 05/26/15
Shriners hospitals, based in Tampa, join Mayo Clinic network

Shriners hospitals, based in Tampa, join Mayo Clinic network

TAMPA — Doctors treating patients at Tampa’s Shriners Hospital for Children and 21 other centers in the philanthropic chain will now have access to the expertise of the renowned Mayo Clinic.
Published: 05/26/15

Hillsborough school district faces flood of retirements

TAMPA — The Hillsborough County school district is facing a swell of educators scheduled to retire in the next year.
Published: 05/24/15

Medical graduates in short supply in Florida

TAMPA — An analysis by the panel that oversees state universities confirms what those in Florida health care have been fretting about for years: There’s a severe shortage of nurses and physicians here.
Published: 05/24/15
Changes should lead to smoother Hillsborough graduation days

Changes should lead to smoother Hillsborough graduation days

TAMPA — In the next two weeks, thousands of graduates from Hillsborough County’s 27 traditional high schools will walk across the stage inside the Expo Hall at the Florida State Fairgrounds and begin the next chapter of their lives. ...
Published: 05/23/15

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