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Education

Clearwater wrestling coach accused of assaulting students

Clearwater wrestling coach accused of assaulting students

A former Clearwater high school wrestling coach assaulted two students after he made them take off their clothes, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/22/14
Hillsborough school board District 2 race a friendly one

Hillsborough school board District 2 race a friendly one

School board member is one of the few positions in education that the two candidates for the Hillsborough District 2 seat haven’t held yet.
Published: 10/22/14

Poynter to host African journalists disinvited by USF St. Petersburg

The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg will host a group of African journalists who had been scheduled to come to the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus.
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/22/14
Pinellas superintendent earns high marks

Pinellas superintendent earns high marks

ST. PETERSBURG — From boosting the performances at more than a dozen failing schools to improving graduation rates and narrowing the achievement gap between black and white students, Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Michael Grego has a l...
Published: 10/22/14
USF St. Pete cancels African journalists’ visit over Ebola fears

USF St. Pete cancels African journalists’ visit over Ebola fears

TAMPA — The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has reversed its agreement to host 14 journalists from countries in Africa because of concerns about Ebola.
Published: 10/20/14
Updated: 10/21/14
School bus drivers learn how to keep kids calm

School bus drivers learn how to keep kids calm

TAMPA — Students and teachers had no class Monday in Hillsborugh public schools, but bus drivers went to school — to learn ways they can manage student behavior on board.
Published: 10/20/14
Hillsborough schools begin teaching kids to cope with life online

Hillsborough schools begin teaching kids to cope with life online

TAMPA — Like many kids her age, Bloomingdale High senior Tranae Robinson has dozens of social media applications at her fingertips and routinely logs into at least seven of them on her smartphone — Twitter, Snapchat and Pinterest included...
Published: 10/19/14
Updated: 10/20/14
Hollywood’s Hanks helping Ohio college raise funds

Hollywood’s Hanks helping Ohio college raise funds

FAIRBORN, Ohio — Tom Hanks’ latest starring role?
Published: 10/19/14

In Pinellas schools, parents spell ‘Success’

LARGO — Pinellas County is home to some of the lowest-performing schools in the state and long has struggled to turn those statistics around.
Published: 10/19/14

Anclote Elementary to get face-lift

NEW PORT RICHEY — Anclote Elementary will undergo a major renovation next year that will require temporarily relocating the students and staff.
Published: 10/18/14

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