Back To (Online) School For Quarantined StudentsAt least 478 students and teachers were asked to quarantine after possible exposure to COVID-19 in the first five days of classes.
Hillsborough Schools Begin August 24, e-Learning Only For First 4 WeeksAfter a 5 hour Special Board Meeting today, it was voted that Hillsborough County Public Schools would delay the Reopening Plan that was passed 2 weeks ago. Hillsborough County Public Schools will still begin August 24th, but e-Learning will be for at least the first 4 weeks.
2020 Back-To-School Florida Sales Tax Holiday Is This WeekendThis weekend is Florida's annual tax free weekend for back to school bargains technology may be the hot ticket item, as many students across the state are returning to classes remotely.
Several Pasco County Teachers: 'We Are Not In A Position To Open!'With the new school year rapidly approaching, teachers and parents in Pasco County, Florida are pleading to Pasco County School Board Members to reconsider original reopening plans. The School Board as responded with a list of detailed safety measures.
Tampa Bay Physician Discusses Return To School For Children With DisabilitiesDr. Escude, a family physician who spent most of his career focusing on those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has been working with his company to identify risks that are often missed in individuals with mental health disabilities. He says there are ways around deciding what’s best for your child come August.
Citrus County School Board Approves New School Start Date & Mask PolicyThis afternoon, during an emergency meeting of the Citrus County School Board, Superintendent Sam Himmel presented her recommendations regarding the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year.
Parents Frantically Search For School AlternativesWith back-to-school season quickly approaching and many districts still weighing their options, families who don't want to send their children into school buildings have been forced to get creative to find schooling options that work for them.
Hillsborough County Public Schools Considers Delaying Start Date By 2 WeeksUPDATE: CW44 News at 10 received an update from Hillsborough County schools hours after the meeting took place. Superintendent Addison Davis plans to recommend to the school board to delay the start of the 2020 - 2021 school year by two weeks beginning August 24th, 2020.
Hillsborough Schools to Require Face Coverings as Schools Set to Reopen August 10Students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings at Hillsborough County Schools when classes resume August 10.
Elementary School Opens Meditation Room To 'Replace Behaviors'"It's not punishing students; it's helping them to replace behaviors they don't want to have as a response to certain situations."
South Carolina Schools End Snow Days, Will Have Students Learn OnlineIt may be the middle of summer, but one South Carolina school district is already planning to eliminate their student's snow days.
School Security Officer Arrested For Using Stun Gun On StudentA Missouri school security officer has been arrested after allegedly using a stun gun on a 14-year-old student.
5-Year-Old Claims Teachers Taped Mouth Shut, Threw Out LunchA Michigan family is demanding answers after their five-year-old son claims two teachers repeatedly taped his mouth shut and threw out his lunch at school.
Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made MealsA new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what's offered at school.
Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start TimesPediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.