Times Staff Writer
WESLEY CHAPEL — The excitement was palpable as students hopped off their school buses and streamed into the Center for the Arts at River Ridge.
LUTZ — They were everywhere at Steinbrenner High School. Teens with panic-stricken faces, furiously slapping one thigh, then the other.
TAMPA — There was a time, not long ago, when Wayne Capaz would go for a stroll at night and Christina Rodriguez would shop whenever she wanted. Michael Fuller would go to his night job as a line cook, not too worried about his wife at home.
Nov. 3: The Hillsborough Choice Expo, a free interactive event for families interested in elementary, middle or high school choice programs. 3-7 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds.
PINELLAS PARK — Two black teachers at Pinellas Park Middle have requested transfers out of the school, alleging the work environment there has become "hostile and racially charged."
TAMPA — Advocates of charter schools argued for diversity in education while supporters of traditional public schools charged that state funding is stacked against them during a forum Friday titled "Choices in Education."
TAMPA — The fired human resources chief of the Hillsborough County School District is accusing district leaders and two School Board members of committing corrupt acts and then punishing her when she would not go along.
GAINESVILLE — Fists raised, a sea of defiant student protesters at the University of Florida relentlessly shouted down the white nationalist on stage. Richard Spencer paced, irritated, clinging to his chance to talk.
In the a small theater crammed with cameras, Richard Spencer and a small group of his coordinators clashed with reporters as his controversial speech in the Phillips Center drew near Thursday.
The Land O'Lakes High School International Baccalaureate program is hosting three IB Community Information Nights for prospective applicants seeking ninth-grade admission for the 2018-19 school year. Parents and guardians of current eighth-grade public, charter and private school students are invited, as well as …