ST. PETERSBURG — Before April 2010, the Gulf of Mexico was considered one of the most understudied bodies of water in the world.
Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart said the outside company that developed Florida’s new test, American Institutes for Research, made unapproved changes to the system over the weekend.
ATLANTA – Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
TAMPA — Traditional public schools in Florida could soon be required to share money designated for construction and maintenance with charter schools in their districts.
TAMPA — A group that spent months working to figure out how the Hillsborough County school district can fix racial disparities in discipline and graduation rates will present a set of recommendations to the school board Tuesday.
A former school resource officer at Blake High School charged with having sex with a 17-year-old student was sentenced to six years in prison Friday.
Attorneys for the school board and acting Superintendent Jeff Eakins finalized terms of a contract that paves the way for Eakins to officially become the school district’s next leader.
An outcry from academia may be helping to stall legislation that would allow holders of concealed weapons permits to carry guns on Florida college and university campuses.
TAMPA — Despite a rocky rollout of new computerized state assessments last month, the second round of testing is off to a smooth start this week, local school district and state officials said Monday.
Clad in a baggy button-down shirt, tight black pants, light makeup and combat boots, 16-year-old Angel Zavala steps off the school bus at the largest public high school in Hillsborough County, ready to face whatever the day throws at her.
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