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The Zeta Beta Tau house at the University of Florida in Gainesville. University of Florida

University of Florida suspends fraternity over abuse of wounded vets

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida suspended one of its fraternities on Friday after allegations that its members hurled drunken insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort. The school said on Friday that it is charging the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity with obscene behav …


  1. Life full life, Romney tells grads


    JACKSONVILLE — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life.

    Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, right, sits with Jacksonville University president Tim Cost before Saturday’s address.
  2. Romano: Once again, state lawmakers meddle in local control of schools


    They are so gosh darned good to us, I don't know how we stand it.

  3. Palm Harbor students find natural way to celebrate Earth Day


    Palm Harbor Montessori Academy students celebrated Earth Day on Friday with a dance Friday around a maypole, the school's traditional finale welcoming the arrival of spring. Earth Day, which was Wednesday, features worldwide events to increase awareness and appreciation of the planet's natural environment.

    Students with Palm Harbor Montessori Academy’s middle school dance Friday around a maypole, the school’s traditional finale welcoming the arrival of spring during the school’s annual Earth Day festival.
  4. Jury convicts 3 of manslaughter in Florida A&M hazing death


    ORLANDO — The last three defendants in the death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, ending a 3-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school's famed marching band.

  5. DeVry U closing two Tampa locations


    TAMPA — DeVry University, a for-profit college facing declining enrollment nationally, is closing its two Tampa locations by the end of the year as part of a company-wide consolidation as it focuses on its most lucrative markets.

Tampa Bay Times School Search 2015


Families get more choices as Pinellas broadens its school options

The Pinellas County School District is mostly a system of traditional neighborhood schools where students are assigned based on where they live. But you can feel a distinct shift over the p …