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File photo of a school bus. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fla. Ranked 42nd In Nation In Per-Pupil Spending

Florida’s per-pupil spending is among the lowest in the nation according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.

05/22/2013

File photo of a school bus. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Bus Driver Staged Fight Between Students

A local bus driver is facing several charges after reportedly staging a fight between two arguing students in an attempt to resolve the conflict.

05/12/2013

File photo of an alligator. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Mom Wrestles Alligator That Invades School Grounds After Last Bell

A local mother became a local hero after wrestling an alligator that had made its way onto the grounds of a local middle school.

03/25/2013

File photo of grenades. (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

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

Florida will soon have over one million concealed weapon permits, making it the most in the nation. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Florida Lawmaker Favors Ending Ban On Guns In Schools

The state representative who sponsored the bill that became Florida’s “stand your ground” law said Monday that schools would be safer if principals and teachers were allowed to take guns to school.

12/17/2012

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Tampa Teen Gets 15 Years For School Bomb Plot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area teen has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for plotting to blow up his high school last year. A Hillsborough County judge sentenced 18-year-old Jared Cano […]

CBS Tampa–12/05/2012

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Studies Show Pregnant Teens Need More School Support

When 15-year-old Kali Gonzalez became pregnant, the honors student considered transferring to an alternative school.

11/22/2012

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: High School History Teacher Tries To Order Hit On Former Co-Worker

A history teacher at Bloomingdale High School has been charged with trying to hire an assassin to kill his former-coworker.

CBS Tampa–09/28/2012

Supporters gather during a candelight vigil at a memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot and killed by George Michael Zimmerman while on neighborhood watch patrol on March 25, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mom: Authorities ‘Trying To Kill’ Trayvon’s Reputation

A family spokesman says slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school last month for having a baggie that contained marijuana residue in his book bag.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2012

Mug shot of Rayshell L. Smith (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office)

Mother Accused Of Making Threats To Daughter’s Classmate On Facebook

A Florida mother has been accused of threatening her daughter’s classmate on Facebook.

12/15/2011

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