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Pepin students shine with Holt’s work-training program

Pepin students shine with Holt’s work-training program

TAMPA — Pepin Academies founder Crisha Murray-Scolaro made a phone call 10 years ago that would dramatically change the lives of dozens of the charter school’s students.
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Class Notes: Circle K Fuel Up Night, President Palooza, Red Ribbon Week, more

CIRCLE K
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Rezoning committee makes progress on southwest Pasco school boundaries

After weeks of positioning and anxiety, a committee of parents and school officials on Wednesday dug into the details of redrawing attendance zones for southwest Pasco middle and high schools.
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ACLU, parents back student’s protest over Ridgewood High’s new dress code

ACLU, parents back student’s protest over Ridgewood High’s new dress code

NEW PORT RICHEY — A Pasco County student who was warned he could face legal trouble for encouraging a protest of his school’s new dress code has gained support from some parents and the ACLU.
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Hillsborough college notebook: USF hosts busy lecture schedule, UT teams with LinkedIn

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR TO SPEAK AFTER FILM SCREENING: Seventy years ago, while visiting her grandparents in Italy, Elsie Ragusin was accused of being a spy and was sent to Auschwitz. On April 25, 1945, her life began anew. Liberated from the horrors of N...
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Once again, USF is among the top public universities in the nation for generating new inventions

Once again, USF is among the top public universities in the nation for generating new inventions

TAMPA — Once again, the University of South Florida ranks among the best schools in the nation when it comes to spreading research breakthroughs from the lab to the marketplace.
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‘I have my future:’ USF opens new path to admission for community college students

‘I have my future:’ USF opens new path to admission for community college students

TAMPA — The rejection letter came mid-summer.
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Hillsborough district stumbles in touting Advanced Placement gains for black students

How hard is it for the Hillsborough County School District to report Advanced Placement test results?
Updated: 2 months ago

Hillsborough college notebook: NASA geologist visits UT, sports execs speak at USF, and more

MARSHALL CENTER HOSTS TALK BY TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST: Hear from transgender activist Jessica Lynn in a free talk sponsored by USF’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and The Trans+ Student Union. Born male, Lynn knew from age 4 tha...
Updated: 2 months ago
USF class poses a question: What did people know about the Holocaust in real time?

USF class poses a question: What did people know about the Holocaust in real time?

TAMPA — Sifting through Google’s black-and-white newspaper archives after class one day, Rachel Haniff paused on a story she hadn’t heard before. There was something about it she recognized.
Updated: 2 months ago