TAMPA — Hillsborough County public school teachers are happy. They feel safe in their schools. Principals give them the materials and help they need.
After more than a year of negotiations, the Pinellas County School District has reached a new agreement in a 16-year-old state lawsuit that accused it of shortchanging black students, unveiling a plan Friday to "greatly narrow" or close the achievement gap within a decade.
Florida's third graders got the long-awaited word Friday on state test results that affect whether they move into fourth grade.
For many, the news was good.
It's marked by three digits and a decimal point, but the GPAs of these honorees don't fully reflect their diligence and perseverance. So, we offer tribute to the vals and sals of 2017.
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TAMPA — Sometimes, as Kareem Elgendi stared down a tough SAT question, a tendril of anxiety wound its way into his head.
As the top graduates from Pinellas County's private high schools finished their classes and prepared for exams this spring, we asked them to reflect on the last four years — to think about what they learned, how high school changed them and the people who helped them along the way. To get the discussion going, we …
Alex Stewart was easy to pick out at Weeki Wachee High School on Monday morning.
• May 25-28: High school commencements.
TAMPA — The Hillsborough School Board gave superintendent Jeff Eakins a new three-year contract, telling him at a meeting Tuesday evening that they were amazed he turned down offers of a raise.
The Pasco County Commission has set a fairly aggressive schedule to move a proposed school impact fee increase to a quick conclusion.