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Tampa Bay Times Education Investigation: How Pinellas County is failing its black students

Tampa Bay Times School Search 2015


  1. Grand jury indicts company that led four Pinellas charter schools into financial peril


    A company that has been criticized for poor financial management at four Pinellas County charter schools has been indicted by a north Florida grand jury on charges of grand theft, money laundering and aggravated white collar crime.

    Windsor Preparatory Academy in St. Petersburg is one of five Pinellas charter schools managed by Newpoint Education Partners, which was indicted by an Escambia County grand jury this week. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
  2. Pinellas education lawsuit on hold as two sides spar over performance data for black students


    A class-action lawsuit resurrected against the Pinellas County School Board for shortchanging the county's black students appears to be stuck in limbo.

  3. Donald Blake is Pasco County's first statewide teacher of the year finalist


    NEW PORT RICHEY — Donald Blake had heard that state officials were traveling Florida this week, naming finalists for the Macy's 2017 teacher of the year.

    Pasco County Teacher of the Year Donald Blake celebrates with students at Marchman Technical College on Thursday after learning he is one of five finalists for Florida teacher of the year.

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