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Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015

Education

Brightest Hillsborough students include many who overcame poverty

Brightest Hillsborough students include many who overcame poverty

BY ERIN KOURKOUNIS
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Honoring Hillsborough County’s top graduates

For more than 50 years, The Tampa Tribune has honored Hillsborough’s top high school seniors for their academic performance.
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Steinbrenner grad with perfect attendance wins car in annual contest

Steinbrenner grad with perfect attendance wins car in annual contest

Perfect attendance paid off in a big way for recent Steinbrenner High School graduate Jaseane Figgins — he won a new car.
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Clearwater Christian College closes due to financial woes

Clearwater Christian College closes due to financial woes

CLEARWATER – Clearwater Christian College, a small liberal arts school on 138 waterfront acres at the west end of the Courtney Campbell Causeway, is closing.
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University of Tampa, city honor founder by renaming street

University of Tampa, city honor founder by renaming street

In Tampa in the early 1930s, the Great Depression was just taking hold when Frederic H. Spaulding embarked on a grand plan: Higher education for the city’s youth.
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Clair-Mel principal says rigorous response helped third-graders improve

Clair-Mel principal says rigorous response helped third-graders improve

Editor’s note: This is the third part of a series about Clair-Mel Elementary is carrying out new education standards. The first part appeared in November, and the second part appeared in March....
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Hillsborough schools superintendent Eakins shakes up staff

Hillsborough schools superintendent Eakins shakes up staff

TAMPA — Hillsborough County schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins is shaking up the district’s highest ranks by adding some new faces and new jobs.
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Blackout erases footage of Strawberry Crest High’s commencement speeches

Blackout erases footage of Strawberry Crest High’s commencement speeches

DOVER — Strawberry Crest High School International Baccalaureate valedictorian Anuj Desai was just starting his commencement speech.
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Tampa leaders offer summer options to keep kids out of trouble

Tampa leaders offer summer options to keep kids out of trouble

TAMPA — On Sunday, when Mayor Bob Buckhorn was at the scene of yet another fatal shooting, he couldn’t help thinking about his daughter.
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Teacher suspended for jamming cellphone signals in Pasco classroom

Teacher suspended for jamming cellphone signals in Pasco classroom

LAND O’ LAKES — A science teacher at Fivay High School was suspended five days without pay after he admitted to bringing a cellphone “jammer” to school in an attempt to keep students focused on school work.
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