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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

A Florida county school board has begun the process of eliminating the titles of valedictorian and salutatorian for the top-ranking members of their graduating high school classes, citing an overly competitive and “insane” race to the top by students. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Fla. School Board May Remove Title Of Valedictorian Due To ‘Insane’ Competition

Land O’Lakes, Fla. (CBS TAMPA) – A Florida county school board has begun the process of potentially eliminating the titles of valedictorian and salutatorian for the top-ranking members of their graduating high school classes, citing an […]

CBS Tampa–07/02/2014

Joseph Rosa claims he is a sovereign state and refused to send his 8-year-old girl to school. A judge disagreed. (Getty Images)

Man Who Says He Is Not Bound By U.S. Laws Ordered To Send Daughter To School

Joseph Rosa claims he is a sovereign state and refused to send his 8-year-old girl to school.

CBS Tampa–06/04/2014

College football fans play a traditional version of beer pong outside the 2011 Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium. (Getty Images)

Report: High School Teens Playing Anti-Semitic Beer Pong

Twitter feed suggests teens are playing a game that mocks Jewish and Nazi symbols.

CBS Tampa–05/08/2014

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Florida Senate Passes Textbook Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s school districts will be required to review and select textbooks under a bill passed by the Florida Senate. The Senate on Friday voted 21-19 for the bill which was pushed […]

CBS Tampa–04/11/2014

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White House Committee Discusses Hispanic Education

A White House education commission is meeting in Miami to discuss ways to improve Hispanic academic performance.

04/01/2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference, on June 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush: ‘Empires Do Not Go Quietly Into The Night’

As his party struggles through the latest Washington crisis, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is calling on elected leaders to improve a national education system he says is “woefully behind the times.”

10/17/2013

File photo of  Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. In Middle Of Education Battle

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is in the middle of a tug-of-war over education that could reshape the state’s schools while also turning upside down the 2016 presidential race.

CBS Tampa–09/10/2013

Clearwater waitress Alexandra Chaar jumping for joy after winning 1 million dollars from the Florida Lottery. (Photo Credit: Florida Lottery)

Fla. Lottery Sales Top $5 Billion For First Time

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Lottery says it topped $5 billion in sales for the first time during the fiscal year that ended June 30. The department made the announcement Monday. It also said […]

CBS Tampa–07/08/2013

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The Current: Florida Education Association, Fireworks Safety, CW44 Bayside on Humane Society of Pinellas, the $290 Billion Medical Secret

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (June 30th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Florida Education Association president Andy Ford on […]

CBS Tampa–07/05/2013

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