Make us your home page


Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Teacher pay, FBI sting, gun at school and more



B2S_hillsflu102209_90525c DELAY: Late shipments of swine flu vaccine postpones plans to offer the shots at many Tampa area schools. (Times photo, Skip O'Rourke)

MAKING AN OFFER: The Pasco School Board puts two one-time payment options on the table for employees to consider during contract negotiations.

CONFUSION: The Hernando School Board loses consensus over whether its new school in Weeki Wachee will be an elementary or K-8.

TOP OF THE CLASS: Central High Navy JROTC cadets add to their dozens of awardsMath Mania is a competition that counts 

ON THE AIR: Some Manatee elementary students learn television production skills while performing their daily morning news, the Bradenton Herald reports.

INSIDE SCOOP: The FBI releases more details about the sting that snared Broward board member Beverly Gallagher, the Miami Herald reports.

RIPPED OFF? Lee purchasing officials are examining all past purchases from Office Depot to see whether the district lost money in the company's pricing scheme, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

NO CHEERING FOR THEM: Sebastian High cuts its competitive cheerleading program after team members aren't able to raise enough money to support the sport, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.

GROWING STRONG: Forget the weak economy. Bethune-Cookman University plans two new campus buildings with the support of donors, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

NOT FOR SHOW AND TELL: A Leon fifth grader is expelled for bringing a gun to school for show and tell, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:39am]


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours