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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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USF Maintenance Worker Accused Of Making Threats Towards Ohio Elementary School

A maintenance worker from the University of South Florida has been arrested for making a violent threat against an elementary school in Ohio.

09/22/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Fla. Middle School Giving iPads To All Students

Citrus County is providing iPads to all its elementary school students.

CBS Tampa–08/07/2014

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Second Grade Student Brings Hand Grenade To Show And Tell

Authorities were called to a local primary school after a second-grade student brought a hand grenade to his class for show and tell.

02/12/2013

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Security Beefed Up In Some Tampa Bay Area Schools

Bradenton police will investigate security at schools and Hillsborough County has moved to put a higher presence of law enforcement at schools following the deadly shootings Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2013

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Elementary School Children Find Body In Woods

School officials say counselors were sent to an elementary school in northwest Florida after students found a body in woods behind the playground.

10/25/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

Ethel Anderson Booking photo. (Photo credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

Hillsborough County Teacher Charged with Having Sex with 12-Year-Old

A 29-year-old elementary school teacher is being held without bond at the Hillsborough County Jail after being charged with having a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old boy.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2012

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Suspects Pose as DCF Investigators in Fla.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after suspects pretended to be child protective investigators in three separate cases this month.

CBS Tampa–01/19/2012

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