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Tribune Staff

Peluso wins tight race for Pinellas school board

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 -

After seven months of campaigning in a tight race, Ken Peluso on Tuesday was elected to the Pinellas County School Board by fewer than 800 votes.

Pinellas schools hope app engages parents

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 -

— Pinellas County schools have launched a new smartphone application meant to encourage parents to play a more active role in their children’s education.

John’s Pass Seafood Fest draws record crowd, organizers say

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 -

— Nestled in the shadow of the sprawling Hooters and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurants that draw hoards of tourists to John’s Pass each year, a weekend festival o...

‘Co-teachers’ help schools meet class size requirements

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 -

With student enrollment increasing for the first time in a decade, Pinellas County school officials have bolstered their unusual methods of complying with strict stud...

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...

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