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FCAT conflicts with taking kids to work day

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - Pinellas County schools eliminated the annual “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day” because of testing, but more than 100 children are still expected at the sheriff’s office.

Policy cited for fewer Pinellas school arrests

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 -

— A new agreement between Pinellas County schools and police agencies has deflated student arrests numbers, but that doesn’t mean students are getting away with bad behav...

PHU student raises awareness of Pinellas homelessness

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 -

— Sajan Patel, a Palm Harbor University High School junior, is on a mission to help the often undetected population of homeless students in Pinellas County schools, and to...

Pinellas district’s tutor program shows promise

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 -

— Educating has become an all-day, all-year job in Pinellas County classrooms this year, and during Tuesday’s workshop School Board members got a glimpse of how students ...

Glazer foundation’s mobile eyeglass lab visits school

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 - PINELLAS PARK — It didn’t take long for 6-year-old Jaquan Kirkland to find the perfect pair of glasses — thick, circular, tortoise-shell frames that made him look more like a distinguished prof...

Pinellas testing teacher evaluation alternative

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 - CLEARWATER — Teacher evaluations are here to stay. But that may not mean Pinellas County teachers' performance will be measured by a complicated and controversial state formula.

Strong enrollment demand at new Pinellas schools

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 -

CLEARWATER — The two newest schools in Pinellas County were approved to open only last month, but already have filled up with kindergarten students.

Largo teacher to head Pinellas school union

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 -

CLEARWATER — After seven years with former teacher Kim Black at the helm, the Pinellas Classroom Teacher Association has a new president and vice president.

Students sharing FCAT clues via social media

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 -

CLEARWATER — For 17 years, Florida schools have spent months preparing students to tackle every possible question on the high-stakes Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. But those looking for a heads-up on the F...

Firearms detection K-9 teams to patrol Pinellas schools

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 -

ST. PETERSBURG — Labrador retrievers Macy and Roo would fit in at any dog park, but when it comes to student safety they’re all business.

School Board to consider progression plan Tuesday

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 -

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County School Board vote tonight could change the way students are graded next year.

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