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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

Education

Grads to celebrate midyear commencements this weekend

TAMPA — Students who fulfilled graduation requirements at the mid-school-year mark will walk across several stages starting tomorrow at commencement ceremonies around the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 12/10/14
Scientists honor Eckerd prof who talked climate change with Scott

Scientists honor Eckerd prof who talked climate change with Scott

TAMPA — An Eckerd College professor who took part in a meeting with Gov. Rick Scott on climate change has been honored this week by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Published: 12/09/14

Hillsborough board may approve two new charter schools

TAMPA — The list of nearly 50 charter schools operating in Hillsborough County could soon grow to include two new ones — a school with an emphasis on math and science and another that focuses on the Spanish language.
Published: 12/08/14
Updated: 12/09/14
New University Mall owners may add grocery, fitness, warehouse club

New University Mall owners may add grocery, fitness, warehouse club

The new owners of University Mall may have big — if preliminary — plans for redeveloping the long-struggling mall property.
Published: 12/08/14
Hometown Hero: Jesuit high schooler Gabe Turner

Hometown Hero: Jesuit high schooler Gabe Turner

BY ERIN KOURKOUNIS
Published: 12/07/14
Betty Castor to chair Fulbright scholarship board

Betty Castor to chair Fulbright scholarship board

TAMPA — Former University of South Florida president Betty Castor will be the next chair of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, which awards about 1,700 of the prestigious Fulbright scholarships to students across the country e...
Published: 12/05/14
Updated: 12/06/14

Deputies seek three suspects in Riverview High vandalism

Hillsborough County officials are searching for three suspects they say vandalized classrooms at Riverview HIgh School early this morning.
Published: 12/05/14

School leaders to state: Give us testing relief

TAMPA — In recent months, public school boards across Florida have become increasingly involved in the debate over high-stakes testing as schools get ready to roll out a new set of state tests next semester.
Published: 12/04/14
USF Trustees OK moving med school to downtown Tampa

USF Trustees OK moving med school to downtown Tampa

TAMPA — University of South Florida trustees on Thursday endorsed what Dean Charles Lockwood called “one of the greatest urban redevelopment projects in the country,” voting unanimously to relocate the Morsani College of Medicine...
Published: 12/04/14

Vinik to announce his downtown vision plan Dec. 17

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik said Thursday he will unveil Dec. 17 a “vision plan” for his sweeping downtown holdings.
Published: 12/04/14

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