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


  1. DeWitt: Nugent would seek to undermine of the noble 14th Amendment

    K12

    U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent is modest in manner and appearance.

    Richard Nugent’s name is on an anti-birthright citizenship bill.
  2. Study finds flaws in Florida's computerized testing, but state will use the results anyway

    Testing

    A $600,000 study of Florida's new computerized tests found problems in "just about every aspect" of their rollout last spring. It found "suspect" scores and concluded the testing fell short of the "normal rigor and standardization." What's more, the study was unable to pinpoint where the troubles occurred.

    Paul R. Smith Middle School language arts teacher Mari Ebert works with sixth grade students on preparing for the Florida Standards Assessments. [BRENDAN FITTERER  | Times]
  3. For 31 kids, this is what it's like to go to resegregated schools

    K12

    Here, the kitchen stove beeps. There, a mother knocks on her son's door. For the family uprooted by rats and mold, the motel's front desk calls.