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2138259 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2013-08-25 11:33:15.0 UTC 2013-08-25T07:33:15.000-04:00 true florida-education-news-instagram-dorm-rooms-boys-school-and-more published 2013-08-25 11:34:11.0 UTC 2013-08-25T07:34:11.000-04:00 SCHOOL IN PICTURES: Individual Pasco schools take over the district Instagram site for a week at a time as the district boosts its social media efforts. COSTLY HOUSING: Florida university dorm rates exceed the national average, overshadowing for some students the state's low tuition, the Orlando Sentinel reports. ATTACK FROM THE LEFT: Liberal forces join the anti-Common Core movement often associated with tea party conservatives, the Miami Herald reports. • The Common Core is nothing new for many St. Johns teachers, the St. Augustine Record reports. FEW DETAILS: St. Johns superintendent Joe Joyner says he expects the governor's education summit to be broad and not deep, the St. Augustine Record reports. REINSTATEMENT? An administrative law judge says a demoted Duval principal deserves her job back, but the superintendent disagrees, the Florida Times-Union reports. FOR THE BOYS: A Manatee charter school for boys debuts to positive reviews and support, the Bradenton Herald reports. FUNDRAISERS: Florida Polytechnic University aims to raise $9 million to help attract students, the Ledger reports. TAX TIME: Volusia district leaders explore whether to ask voters for local tax increases to support district operations and construction, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. Jeffrey S. Solochek gradebook Education Florida education news: Instagram, dorm rooms, boys' school and more false templatedata/tampabaytimes/BlogArticle/data/gradebook/2013/08/25/1377430451-florida-education-news-instagram-dorm-rooms-boys-school-and-more BlogArticle SCHOOL IN PICTURES: Individual Pasco schools take over the district Instagram site for a week at a time as the district boosts its social media efforts.EducationEducationJeffrey S. Solochek 383086 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-10-25 12:44:30.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:44:30.000-04:00 jeffrey-s-solochek published 2013-02-13 18:58:41.0 UTC 2013-02-13T13:58:41.000-05:00 Jeffrey S. Solochek <p>Jeffrey S. Solochek writes about schools and education for the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i>. Solochek has covered the school districts in Hernando, Hillsborough and Pasco counties since joining the <i>Times</i> in 2000. He also oversees <a href="http://blogs.tampabay.com/schools/">The Gradebook</a> education blog.</p> Times Staff Writer writers DTI 33746723 Jeffrey S. Solochek writes about schools and education for the Tampa Bay Times. Solochek has covered the school districts in Hernando, Hillsborough and Pasco counties since joining the Times in 2000. He also oversees The Gradebook education blog. <p>Phone: (813) 909-4614</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:jsolochek@tampabay.com ">jsolochek@tampabay.com</a></p> <p>Blog: <a href="http://blogs.tampabay.com/schools/">The Gradebook</a></p> <p>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/JeffSolochek">@JeffSolochek</a></p> 1 resources/images/dti/2013/02/Solochek_Jeffrey_wp_2521935.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/AuthorProfile/data/33746723-jeffrey-s-solochek AuthorProfile 2012-10-25 12:44:30.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:44:30.000-04:00 2284895 2016-07-11 10:50:37.0 UTC 1 Month Ago florida-education-news-school-grades-charter-schools-arts-education-and gradebook Florida education news: School grades, charter schools, arts education and more BlogArticle 2268539 2016-03-09 11:58:30.0 UTC 5 Months Ago florida-education-news-charter-schools-bright-futures-new-schools-and-more gradebook Florida education news: Charter schools, Bright Futures, new schools and more BlogArticle 2259873 2016-01-04 11:12:53.0 UTC 8 Months Ago florida-education-news-degrees-gifted-education-magnet-schools-and-more gradebook Florida education news: Degrees, gifted education, magnet schools and more BlogArticle <p><b>SCHOOL IN PICTURES: </b>Individual Pasco schools <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/instagram-shows-off-social-media-news-in-pasco-schools/2137790">take over the district Instagram site for a week at a time</a> as the district boosts its social media efforts.</p> <p><b>COSTLY HOUSING: </b>Florida university <a target="_blank" href="http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/education/os-florida-university-housing-cost-20130824,0,1937385.story">dorm rates exceed the national average</a>, overshadowing for some students the state's low tuition, the <i>Orlando Sentinel</i> reports.</p> <p><b>ATTACK FROM THE LEFT:</b> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/24/3583858/for-common-core-a-new-challenge.html">Liberal forces join the anti-Common Core movement</a> often associated with tea party conservatives, the <i>Miami Herald</i> reports. • The Common Core is <a target="_blank" href="http://staugustine.com/news/local-news/2013-08-25/county-schools-already-using-common-core#.Uhnq6mSc7sU">nothing new for many St. Johns teachers</a>, the <i>St. Augustine Record</i> reports.</p> <p><b>FEW DETAILS:</b> St. Johns superintendent Joe Joyner says he expects the governor's education summit to be <a target="_blank" href="http://staugustine.com/news/local-news/2013-08-25/joyner-asked-join-gov-scotts-education-summit#.Uhnnf2Sc7sU">broad and not deep</a>, the <i>St. Augustine Record</i> reports.</p> <p><b>REINSTATEMENT?</b> An administrative law judge says a demoted Duval principal <a target="_blank" href="http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2013-08-25/story/judge-says-demoted-windy-hill-principal-should-be-reinstated-vitti">deserves her job back</a>, but the superintendent disagrees, the <i>Florida Times-Union</i> reports.</p> <p><b>FOR THE BOYS:</b> A Manatee <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bradenton.com/2013/08/24/4679076/new-charter-school-visible-men.html">charter school for boys</a> debuts to positive reviews and support, the <i>Bradenton Herald</i> reports.</p> <p><b>FUNDRAISERS:</b> Florida Polytechnic University aims to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.theledger.com/article/20130824/NEWS/130829562/1338/NEWS00?Title=Funding-Sought-to-Draw-Top-Students">raise $9 million to help attract students</a>, the <i>Ledger</i> reports.</p> <p><b>TAX TIME:</b> Volusia district leaders explore <a target="_blank" href="http://www.news-journalonline.com/article/20130824/NEWS/130829659/1040?Title=Volusia-mulls-school-sales-tax-impact-fee">whether to ask voters for local tax increases</a> to support district operations and construction, the <i>Daytona Beach News-Journal</i> reports.</p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:53:12