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Pasco wants to keep athletes from changing schools for sports
The Pasco County School Board is developing a student transfer policy aimed at keeping athletes from switching schools to play sports.
Published on 04/03/13
Boys soccer: Sunlake beats crosstown rival Land O' Lakes

Sunlake is finally realizing it no longer is the underdog.

Published on 01/10/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Pasco parents, students protest at Connerton Elementary

Superintendent Heather Fiorentino met with the school staff about Principal Anna Falcone while the protesters said they were upset that two popular teachers were assigned to new grades.

Published on 05/29/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Pasco school board holds off on restricting student photos, video

The proposed rule would have required students to get permission from the subject before taking a photo or video and posting on the Internet. The board did retain a rule that bans cameras in private areas, like locker ro...

Published on 04/17/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Pasco school projects exceed budget by $288 million

Pasco schools will need an estimated $1 billion worth of repairs and renovations in the next 12 years, but the budget is $288 million short, and assumes voters renew the Penny for Pasco tax that expires in 2014.

Published on 03/29/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Pasco schools face $25.7 million shortfall

The Pasco County School District is hit with a double whammy of a decrease in revenue and rising expenses for fuel, utilities and insurance.

Published on 03/22/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Backpack too racy for Pasco elementary school

A boy's backpack with an illustration of a bikini-clad woman showing cleavage has led to standoff between the student's father and the principal at Richey Elementary.

Published on 11/02/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Pasco district meets class-size requirements, avoids fines

So far, so good with Pasco County schools and class-size requirements.

The school district says last week's official enrollment count that will go to the state shows the district is in compliance with the class...

Published on 10/21/10
Updated on 07/11/13
Darin Patmon's smarts transfers to the field

Not only does the Land O' Lakes junior have a 3.8 GPA, the Gators strong safety reads offenses like he reads his Advanced Placement textbooks.

Published on 09/25/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Pasco school board approves $1.1 billion budget

The Pasco County School Board, anticipating a gloomy financial picture for the coming year, has approved its $1.1 billion budget for 2010-11 and also has given the nod to a tax rate that includes an increase to cover cri...

Published on 09/15/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Pasco may move teachers to meet class size requirements

The Pasco County School District is taking a different approach for meeting class size than its neighbor to the south.

Published on 09/07/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Connerton welcomes students as Pasco starts school

The first day of school in Pasco County brought out the usual picture-taking parents, but they didn't limit themselves to the kindergarten wing.

Published on 08/16/10
Updated on 03/21/13
It's time to hit the books in Pasco County

Summer break comes to a halt this morning in Pasco County as more than 60,000 students return for the start of the 2010-11 academic year.

Published on 08/16/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Pasco school district drops to 'B' grade

After two years as an A district under the state's grading system, the Pasco County School District dropped to a B for 2009-10, according to data released Friday by the Florida Department of Education.

Published on 08/06/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Pasco school district looks at early retirement plans to cut costs

The Pasco County School District hopes to save at least $4 million by offering an early retirement package for district employees as yet another cost-saving measure in difficult budget times.

Published on 08/03/10
Updated on 03/21/13