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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Education

Community weighs in on Hillsborough principal hires

TAMPA — In Hillsborough County, becoming a principal is a lengthy process that requires years of coaching, classes and time as an assistant principal.
Published: 05/17/15
Updated: 05/18/15
Shorecrest valedictorian gets scholar nod from Obama

Shorecrest valedictorian gets scholar nod from Obama

ST. PETERSBURG — Jackson Willis is not your average 18-year-old.
Published: 05/16/15
Officer uses Taser on student to stop Sarasota High fight

Officer uses Taser on student to stop Sarasota High fight

A school resource officer used a Taser to subdue a teen while breaking up a pair of fights involving students broke out Wednesday at Sarasota High, authorities said.
Published: 05/15/15
Plant City High principal retiring after 31 years at the school

Plant City High principal retiring after 31 years at the school

PLANT CITY — Colleen Richardson has been a part of Plant City High School for so long that she considers the students, teachers and other employees more than just acquaintances.
Published: 05/15/15
School prom proceeds stolen at Spoto High

School prom proceeds stolen at Spoto High

A student carrying ticket proceeds from Spoto High School’s prom was robbed at the school Wednesday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 05/13/15
Updated: 05/14/15

Schools experience more issues with online state tests

TAMPA — Some Florida public school students ran into technical issues once again while taking state tests today.
Published: 05/13/15
Hillsborough teacher who brought Vine celebrity to school will keep his job

Hillsborough teacher who brought Vine celebrity to school will keep his job

A Hillsborough County physical education teacher accused of insubordination after hosting two events featuring his social-media celebrity half-brother will keep his job after winning an appeal to the school board.
Published: 05/12/15
Updated: 05/13/15

Report: Pinellas schools worker had crack in bra

ST. PETERSBURG — A Pinellas County Schools employee was charged Saturday with possession of crack cocaine.
Published: 05/11/15
Florida universities draw Hillsborough’s best and brightest grads

Florida universities draw Hillsborough’s best and brightest grads

TAMPA — While some of Hillsborough County’s top-tier high-school graduates are headed to the country’s most prestigious Ivy League schools next year, most of the county’s best and brightest are opting instead to stay right in ...
Published: 05/10/15
Updated: 05/11/15
Palm Beach principal arrested in car with student, marijuana

Palm Beach principal arrested in car with student, marijuana

A married Palm Beach County principal was arrested Wednesday after she was caught partially clothed in a marijuana-filled car with an 18-year-old student, authorities said.
Updated one month ago

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