Hillsborough Schools Begin August 24, e-Learning Only For First 4 WeeksAfter a 5 hour Special Board Meeting today, it was voted that Hillsborough County Public Schools would delay the Reopening Plan that was passed 2 weeks ago. Hillsborough County Public Schools will still begin August 24th, but e-Learning will be for at least the first 4 weeks.
2020 Back-To-School Florida Sales Tax Holiday Is This WeekendThis weekend is Florida's annual tax free weekend for back to school bargains technology may be the hot ticket item, as many students across the state are returning to classes remotely.
Several Pasco County Teachers: 'We Are Not In A Position To Open!'With the new school year rapidly approaching, teachers and parents in Pasco County, Florida are pleading to Pasco County School Board Members to reconsider original reopening plans. The School Board as responded with a list of detailed safety measures.
Clearwater Launches Compost Education Program Available To All ResidentsThe city of Clearwater has launched a new, online educational program in partnership with Pinellas Community Compost. The public is encouraged to enroll in the online class, called "Create Compost," to learn the basics and benefits of backyard composting.
USF School Of Hospitality And Tourism Management Receives AccreditationThe University of South Florida announced Friday that its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management within the Muma College of Business has received professional and academic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission of Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).
Citrus County School Board Approves New School Start Date & Mask PolicyThis afternoon, during an emergency meeting of the Citrus County School Board, Superintendent Sam Himmel presented her recommendations regarding the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year.
Gibsonton Summer Camp Temporarily Closes After 3 Children Test Positive For COVID-19Hillsborough County is temporarily suspending the summer camp program at Gardenville Recreation Center after three children tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus.
Hillsborough Schools to Require Face Coverings as Schools Set to Reopen August 10Students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings at Hillsborough County Schools when classes resume August 10.
UPDATE: University Of South Florida Consolidation Takes Effect July 1, 2020Consolidation provides a wide range of new opportunities for students and faculty and ensures that every student has an opportunity to earn their degree from a Preeminent State Research University.
Meet Allison Crume: USF's New Associated VP And Dean Of Undergraduate StudiesThe University of South Florida announced today the appointment of Allison Crume as Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Crume, an experienced higher education leader, will provide strategic direction and leadership to a unit that will continue to drive the innovative policies, programs and practices that established USF as a national model for student success.
Historic Pay Raise For Florida Teachers Signed Into LawLieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez. “I am proud to support this historic pay increase, which recognizes the value of investing in our teachers.”
Gov. DeSantis Announces Recommendations To Reopen Florida Education SystemsGovernor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Richard Corcoran's recommendations for local communities to consider as they finalize plans to re-open safe and healthy schools that are set up for success.
Pinellas Cty. Schools Plans To Reopen: Major Changes ConsideredDuring the summer bridge period, the district distributed 26,000 computers and other devices to students for continued education.
University of South Florida Receives Consolidation Approval By Accrediting Agency“Today marks an historic milestone for our university,” USF President Steven Currall said. “Consolidation will provide USF students and faculty on all of our campuses with access to a broader array of opportunities and now every USF student will earn their degree from a Preeminent State Research University."
Harry Styles Postpones North American Tour Dates And Plans To Spend Time Educating Himself About RacismHarry Styles postpones North American tour dates and plans to spend time educating himself about racism.