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Education

Elia focuses on safety, security as new school year nears

Elia focuses on safety, security as new school year nears

DOVER — When school starts Tuesday, many Hillsborough elementary school students will notice for the first time the presence of a security officer patrolling their campuses and getting to know students, parents and school employees.
Published: 08/15/14

Hernando teacher who came to school drunk resigns

BROOKSVILLE — Erin Cougill, the West Hernando Middle School language arts teacher who was suspended without pay last year after showing up drunk at school, has resigned from the Hernando County School District.
Published: 08/14/14
Elia gets another year as Hillsborough schools superintendent

Elia gets another year as Hillsborough schools superintendent

Hillsborough County Schools Superintendent MaryEllen Elia is officially staying on for a 10th year as the school district's top official as a 4-2 vote Tuesday by the school board.
Published: 08/12/14
Updated: 08/13/14
Hillsborough district responds to ACLU single-gender complaint

Hillsborough district responds to ACLU single-gender complaint

TAMPA — The Hillsborough County school district this week submitted student records and other information requested as part of a federal investigation into single-sex programs in district schools that was launched after the American Civil Libe...
Published: 08/12/14
Updated: 08/13/14
Newcomer to test school board incumbent in District 2

Newcomer to test school board incumbent in District 2

ST. PETERSBURG — School board member Terry Krassner has spent her life in Pinellas County schools.
Published: 08/12/14
CDC in Tampa to urge more HPV vaccination

CDC in Tampa to urge more HPV vaccination

Florida is “still in the bottom group” in the number of adolescents getting immunized against human papillomavirus.
Published: 08/12/14
Pinellas to discuss policy for English Language Learners

Pinellas to discuss policy for English Language Learners

LARGO — Students learning English as a second language will have two years to master their skills before their test scores count in school accountability measures.
Published: 08/11/14

Charter schools agree to meet over who’s in charge

TAMPA — Officials from the three charter schools that could lose their contracts with the Hillsborough County school district have agreed to meet with district officials after receiving letters that threatened termination of their contracts wi...
Published: 08/11/14

Griffin faces 7 challengers for Hillsborough school board

TAMPA — Reflecting on her eight years on the Hillsborough County School Board, April Griffin is sure of two things — she feels good about what she has achieved and she is ready for four more years.
Published: 08/11/14
Flier attacks schools candidate for ethnic connections

Flier attacks schools candidate for ethnic connections

TAMPA — Over the weekend, some Hillsborough voters received a flier discouraging them from electing first-time candidate Dipa Shah to the school board and asking if “our conservative values line up with these powerful Ethnic and Special...
Published: 08/11/14

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