TAMPA — When Alonso High School assistant principal for administration Scott Hazlett announced he was resigning his position to take a year off and travel the world, the reaction ranged from shock to disbelief to some envy.
TAMPA — With wait times at university counseling centers spilling into the four-week range across the state, Florida's universities made an appeal.
BROOKSVILLE — After two days of contentious discussion on whether Pasco-Hernando State College president Timothy Beard should keep his job, the board of trustees decided he will — at least for one more year.
TAMPA — Two years after a financial meltdown that Hillsborough County school superintendent Jeff Eakins refused to call "a crisis," he told a roomful of district employees just how bad things were.
Pasco County's first school for African-American students, which operated as an education center until it closed two years ago, is poised to reopen as a community education and social center again, serving the low-income Dade City community where it sits.
A businessman whose companies managed 15 charter schools in Florida, including six across Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, was charged Monday with racketeering in what prosecutors said was a scheme to steer public education money his way using huge markups, bogus invoices and a web of related corporations.
TAMPA — As it attempts to put its financial house in order, the Hillsborough County School District is being made a poster child for runaway public school spending.
As Gov. Rick Scott took the podium Thursday to announce his support for the Legislature's big education bill, he used words that have become increasingly familiar to Floridians, speaking of the need to "help all students."
TAMPA — At one time or another, five members of Carrie Williams' family have worked for the Hillsborough County School District.
TAMPA — Thunder rumbled dimly through the thin classroom walls. A dozen future teachers settled into silent reading time, with selections ranging from One Special Elephant to The Girl on the Train.