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Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015

Education

Volume causing testing issues at Hillsborough, state schools

Volume causing testing issues at Hillsborough, state schools

TAMPA — When students in Tampa Bay and across Florida sat down at computers to take the new state writing test Monday, some ran into trouble logging in and others were kicked out of the program halfway through the exam.
Updated: 8 hours ago

New state test rolls out in Hillsborough schools this week

TAMPA — The first round of brand-new state tests will be given to Hillsborough County public school students beginning today.
Published: 03/02/15
Hillsborough teacher of the year gears up for new state test

Hillsborough teacher of the year gears up for new state test

TAMPA — Before this year, Maria Reyes struggled in her English classes at Williams Middle Magnet School, especially with writing.
Updated: 18 hours ago

School district buys parcel for elementary

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County school district is buying a 20-acre parcel on U.S. 41 across from Connerton for a future elementary school.
Published: 03/01/15
Old USF dorms to make way for new village

Old USF dorms to make way for new village

College dormitories typically don’t age well, and more than five decades after they rose, the Andros dorms will face the wrecking ball.
Published: 02/28/15
USF students rolling into spring break

USF students rolling into spring break

The normally bustling University of South Florida campus fell quiet Friday as many students, including freshman Jack Clark of Beverly Hills, headed home for spring break.
Published: 02/27/15

Trial date set for ex-Pasco school bus aide accused of slapping autistic boy

NEW PORT RICHEY — Circuit Judge Mary Handsel set a March 30 trial date for James Robert Lambert, the former Pasco school bus assistant charged with two counts of felony child abuse for slapping an autistic child who was riding on the bus....
Published: 02/27/15
Elia wins national women in leadership award

Elia wins national women in leadership award

Outgoing Hillsborough County Schools Superintendent MaryEllen Elia learned today that she is the winner of the 2015 Women in Leadership Award from the American Association of School Administrators.
Published: 02/27/15

Lowry Elementary evacuated after strong propane smell

Lowry Elementary School in the Westchase area of Tampa was evacuated for about 45 minutes this morning due to a strong smell of propane on campus.
Published: 02/27/15
Georgia superintendent wins national award over Hillsborough’s Elia

Georgia superintendent wins national award over Hillsborough’s Elia

SAN DIEGO — While she made it to the final four, Hillsborough County Schools Superintendent MaryEllen Elia, recognized this year as the state’s top superintendent, was not selected tonight by the national school superintendent associati...
Published: 02/26/15
Updated: 02/27/15

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