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Hurricane Michael forces FSU to close for rest of week

Hurricane Michael forces FSU to close for rest of week

FSU announced Monday it will close nearly all operations starting next Tuesday due to Hurricane Michael. It plans to re-open starting next Monday.
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Pasco students helping others - 'We're giving to people who are struggling'

Pasco students helping others - 'We're giving to people who are struggling'

Community food pantry staffed by fifth-graders.
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School notes for Oct. 12

Calendar and things to do
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District will rebuild Lee Elementary, burned in fire, if School Board approves

District will rebuild Lee Elementary, burned in fire, if School Board approves

TAMPA — A beloved 100-year-old school that weathered controversy over its name and last year suffered a raging fire will be rebuilt, subject to a vote by the Hillsborough County School Board.District officials say they will bring a plan to the board ...
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Ex-superintendent's appeal forces Hernando school board to ask itself: Was it right to fire her?

Ex-superintendent's appeal forces Hernando school board to ask itself: Was it right to fire her?

Ousted Hernando County schools superintendent Lori Romano returned Wednesday morning to the school district office, this time for an appeal on her firing in June. Her attorney demanded the school board rescind the firing, while the board's outside at...
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Off state's watch list, West Zephyrhills Elementary aims to stay off

Off state's watch list, West Zephyrhills Elementary aims to stay off

ZEHPYRHILLS - Stephanie Bacot raised her voice above the din of West Zephyrhills Elementary first-graders arriving for the start of classes on a recent Wednesday."It's time for WIN!" Bacot announced, as she projected a writing prompt questi...
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Guilty verdict for man who defrauded Newpoint charter schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough

Guilty verdict for man who defrauded Newpoint charter schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough

The founder of a company that operated charter schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough and five other Florida counties was found guilty late Thursday of using those schools to steer millions of dollars into his personal accounts.After three weeks of testim...
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Pasco-Hernando State College dedicates Spring Hill conference center to cardiologist, trustee Musunuru

Pasco-Hernando State College dedicates Spring Hill conference center to cardiologist, trustee Musunuru

SPRING HILL - Pasco-Hernando State College last week dedicated its Spring Hill campus conference center to cardiologist and longtime college trustee Rao Musunuru.Musunuru, who has practiced cardiology in the area since 1981, has been on the board of ...
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Hernando student representative takes school board dais

Hernando student representative takes school board dais

During the 2011-12 school year, then Springstead senior Tori Selby was elected the first student representative to the Hernando County School Board. It was an invaluable experience for Selby, and she served as a voice for Hernando County students.A f...
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Ron DeSantis and others want to put the Constitution ‘back’ in Florida schools. It’s already there.

Ron DeSantis and others want to put the Constitution ‘back’ in Florida schools. It’s already there.

Dawn Brown cued up a Discovery video about the 1689 English Bill of Rights, and told her seventh-grade civics students to pay close attention to the details."This is where the ideas for our Bill of Rights came from," Brown said, referring to the firs...
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