USF Researchers Spearhead Study to Identify, Address Systemic RacismLocal educators are being recognized for their efforts in academic research on structural racism. Experts at USF say with some of today’s most urgent educational and cultural needs comes a tunnel vision focus on the details of how to get that done.
Governor DeSantis Aiming to Create 'Best State for Workforce Education'More efforts are being made by the Florida Department of Education and Governor Ron DeSantis’ office to make Florida the best state in the country for workforce education by the year 2030.
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Education Program Is Expanding After Foundation SupportIn addition to presenting high-quality professional productions and plentiful artistic opportunities for artists of color, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is committed to arts education that utilizes the organization’s authentic voice to celebrate Black achievements, history and culture. While its education outreach efforts have grown organically over the past six years, an investment by an area foundation will seed significant growth of its education programming.
UPDATED: Gwinnett Joins Other Metro Atlanta School Districts Requiring MasksThe Gwinnett County School District, northeast of Atlanta, is making masks optional for now. Atlanta Public Schools and DeKalb County schools take a different tactic. Masks are being mandated for students.
Hillsborough County Public Schools Avoid State Takeover With COVID-19 MoneyHillsborough County Schools announced Monday afternoon that it received over $100 million from the state to help with its budget deficit.
Pasco Schools May Eliminate Mask Requirement For Students By The End Of AprilThe Pasco County School district announced it might not enforce mask-wearing by the end of April 2021.
HCPS To Cut More Than 1,000 Positions Due To Ongoing Funding IssuesHillsborough County Superintendent Addison Davis addressed the future of the district and job cuts due to financial setbacks. After highlighting a one hundred million dollar deficit, among other ongoing funding issues, district officials are looking to cut more than a thousand positions.
Tampa Bay Students Adjust Career Paths Based On COVID-19 ImpactLocal educators are hinting at the future of what the Tampa Bay workforce could look like and how students are now choosing to adjust their career paths based the COVID-19 pandemic.
'I was a pioneer for all women', Local Civil Rights Activist Honored ThursdayA local Civil Rights Activist known for her efforts in desegregating Hillsborough County Schools was honored Thursday during her 94th birthday celebration. She recalled her history as a pioneer for women and educators across Tampa Bay.
HCC Receives Award Money For Entrepreneurship TrainingThe Florida Department of Education announced Wednesday that $1.5 million has been awarded to Florida school districts and colleges. The plan is to expand entrepreneurship training for the state's future workforce by 2030.
Bay Area CEOs And Leaders Take A Break From Jobs To Offer Students AdviceCEOs from across the Tampa Bay Area took a break from their phones and desks to talk with students at the cafeteria table Friday. The change in pace is part of an annual program offering students a healthy reality check which may lead to direct education about the Bay Area's future workforce.
Bomb Threat Made Against Hillsborough Schools Thursday Morning Determined To Not Be CredibleParents of children in Hillsborough County Public Schools received an automated message Thursday morning stating an anonymous bomb threat has been made.
Remembering Hank Aaron: The Baseball Legend's Impact On Community, EducationThe nation bid farewell to Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron at his funeral which honored the beloved icon whose legacy extended far beyond his record on the baseball field.
Hillsborough Schools See Spike In COVID, Warns Families To Stay SafeHillsborough County Public School officials say the district is seeing a spike in Coronavirus cases following the Thanksgiving holiday. Now they are asking families to be as careful as possible as we get closer to winter break.
Technical College System Of Georgia Awarded Additional $13 million In Dislocated Worker Relief FundingTechnical college system of Georgia awarded additional $13 million in dislocated worker relief funding.