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Temple Terrace celebrates USF Day

Temple Terrace celebrates USF Day

TEMPLE TERRACE – Mayor Frank Chillura called it a day to commemorate the partnership the city has with its neighbor, the University of South Florida....
Published: 04/15/14

Newsome service forum matches charities with students

LITHIA – High school students in need of community service hours, including rising ninth graders, may find everything they need and more at the Community Roundtable’s second annual free Community Service Forum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wed...
Published: 04/15/14

More Hillsborough school transportation employees raise concerns

APOLLO BEACH – In a room packed with dozens of Hillsborough County school bus drivers, just three or four hands went up when one question was asked: How many of you haven’t had a bus break down in the last two months?
Published: 04/15/14
Pinellas ninth-graders might get summer  help with algebra

Pinellas ninth-graders might get summer help with algebra

ST. PETERSBURG — Registration is underway for Pinellas County Schools Summer Bridge extended learning program, but the anticipated thousands of students eligible for the six-week summer school aren’t the only ones who will spend their s...
Published: 04/14/14
Florida Polytechnic inaugural president named

Florida Polytechnic inaugural president named

LAKELAND — Randy Avent, associate vice chancellor of research development at North Carolina State University, will be Florida Polytechnic University’s inaugural president when the school opens this fall.
Published: 04/14/14
‘Superheroes’ help students get ready for science FCAT

‘Superheroes’ help students get ready for science FCAT

TAMPA – Science class was downright super on Friday for fifth-graders at Oak Grove ElementarySchool.
Published: 04/13/14
USF second only to UF in new performance standards

USF second only to UF in new performance standards

TAMPA — The University of South Florida ranks second in the state university system in a series of key performance benchmarks, an achievement that could earn the school millions of extra dollars from the Legislature.
Published: 04/11/14
Meeting with new K-8 principal eases many parents’ worries

Meeting with new K-8 principal eases many parents’ worries

TAMPA — Jonathan Grantham won’t start until June his job as principal of a new school that will combine Turner Elementary and Bartels Middle, but he got a jump-start Thursday night when he met with dozens of parents to answer their ques...
Published: 04/10/14
Updated: 04/11/14
Teens can go behind scenes this summer with Pinellas sheriff

Teens can go behind scenes this summer with Pinellas sheriff

Pinellas County teenagers can get a first-hand look at law enforcement from firearms to the jail by enrolling in the Teen Citizens Academy with the sheriff’s office....
Published: 04/10/14

Schools break teacher eval mold

CLEARWATER — Teacher evaluations are here to stay. But that may not mean Pinellas County teachers’ performance will be measured by a complicated and controversial state formula.
Published: 04/09/14

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