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Close-in busing to Hillsborough schools could be cut back next year

Close-in busing to Hillsborough schools could be cut back next year

TAMPA — That morning ride to your child’s Hillsborough County public school?
Updated: 2 months ago

Henderson: Cooling classrooms should be a priority in Hillsborough district

Air conditioning in Florida is not a luxury. Can we agree on that?
Updated: 2 months ago
Make Van Buren a K-8 school? It’s an option, Hillsborough district says

Make Van Buren a K-8 school? It’s an option, Hillsborough district says

TAMPA — It’s all very hypothetical at this point.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa private schools raise millions for grand construction projects

Tampa private schools raise millions for grand construction projects

After patiently weathering the gloomy days of the economic downturn, Jesuit, Tampa Prep, Berkeley Prep and Academy of the Holy Names are among the institutions that have embarked on major fundraisers.
Updated: 2 months ago

Hillsborough students don’t need to make up hurricane days

Students in Hillsborough County go to school for a long enough day to avoid having to make up this month’s hurricane days.
Updated: 3 months ago
Union talks heat up over widespread air conditioning problems in Hillsborough schools

Union talks heat up over widespread air conditioning problems in Hillsborough schools

TAMPA — Austerity measures in the Hillsborough County school system have saved an estimated $6 million in energy costs in the last school year.
Updated: 3 months ago
Clerical jobs to go first as Hillsborough school officials look for more budget cuts

Clerical jobs to go first as Hillsborough school officials look for more budget cuts

TAMPA — About 50 clerical workers in the Hillsborough County School District’s central offices have had their jobs eliminated and are looking for other district positions as officials look to steer more money to classrooms.
Updated: 3 months ago

School budget passes in Hillsborough despite calls for more information

TAMPA — The Hillsborough County School Board approved a $2.78 billion budget Tuesday despite questions from some board members about how Superintendent Jeff Eakins reined in spending this year.
Updated: 3 months ago
Hillsborough set to close online academy, citing ‘mismanagement’ and ‘neglect’

Hillsborough set to close online academy, citing ‘mismanagement’ and ‘neglect’

TAMPA — With a vote today, the Hillsborough County School Board is expected to close an online charter school after district administrators found a long list of deficiencies that they said amounted to “gross neglect.”
Updated: 3 months ago