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Superintendent Grego earns high marks, raise

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 -

— From boosting the performances at more than a dozen failing schools to improving graduation rates and narrowing the achievement gap between black and white students, ...

School Board’s Flowers faces write-in candidate

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 -

Rene Flowers is no stranger to St. Petersburg or the campaign trail.

East Lake engineering magnet attracts middle-schoolers

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 -

— When the halls of East Lake High School are cleared of teenagers bustling from class to gym to lunch, they house a younger crowd.

Powerboat race brings thousands to Clearwater Beach

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 -

— With a roar somewhere between a jet engine and a race car, the Sixth Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship ignited the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on S...

Pinellas schools getting $1.1M to go digital

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 -

Pinellas County classrooms will get more than $1 million in computers, bandwidth access, programs and training to prepare for the new state standards for digital learning.

Pinellas teachers to get pay boost

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 -

— Pinellas County public school teachers are in line to receive a 2.5 percent pay increase, officials said.

Pinellas school district on a mission to make college education affordable

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 -

The cost of college is climbing, and financial aid programs are running dry. But if the Pinellas County school district succeeds in its mission to expand its partners...

Pinellas schools add M16 rifles to police cache

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 -

— The Pinellas County School District has purchased 28 M16 rifles for its internal police department, according to Law Enforcement Support Office documents.

Plato Academy’s successes mount as charter continues expansion

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 -

Plato Academy started out like many Pinellas County charter schools: broke, failing and struggling to keep students in the classroom.

Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 -

— Gray clouds and a light sprinkle didn’t deter hundreds of hungry festivalgoers from standing outside Pensare Italian Bistro and Wine Bar Sunday afternoon, anxious to ...

Pinellas School District budget approved

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 - Four new magnet programs, two new schools, a major remodeling project and new technology in every classroom are a few of the items on the Pinellas County school distri...

Pinellas schools flip decade-old downward enrollment trend

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 -

— Enrollment in Pinellas County’s public schools is increasing for the first time in a decade, school officials said.

PH University High ranked among best in Florida for college prep

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 -

— Palm Harbor University High School is the best in Pinellas County and among the top schools in the state when it comes to preparing students for college, according to...

Students, Rowdies team up on fitness promo video

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 -

Pinellas County physical education teachers are hoping a workout video made with the Tampa Bay Rowdies will encourage their students to be a bit rowdier in and out of their classes.

Lerner wins record Pinellas school board term

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 -

. PETERSBURG — Linda Lerner opted not to throw a party Tuesday night, instead spending the evening with her husband, son, daughter-in-law and neighbor at her Seminole home, eating g...

Head Start gets restart after two years

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 -

The Head Start program has been around since 1965, but its history in Pinellas County has some gaps. This school year, however, the program is back and hoping to expa...

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