Fifteen High School Students And One Teacher In Polk County Arrested After ProtestOne teacher and 15 students in Polk County are facing multiple charges after a protest broke out at Kathleen Senior High School Monday morning.
Sarasota County Schools Changes Mask PolicySarasota Schools suspended its emergency mask policy on Monday, which required everyone to wear masks unless they had a note from a medical professional.
At Least Three Students Arrested For New TikTok Challenge In Tampa Bay AreaLocal school districts are asking students to not participate in a new TikTok trend, called “Devious Licks,” in which students vandalize parts of schools and post it online.
Hillsborough County Schools Sees Massive Bus Driver ShortageOfficials say they need about 150 bus drivers to cover all the routes and COVID-19 related absences.
Parents And Teachers React To Governor DeSantis Getting Rid Of FSAThe test determines if a student has mastered the necessary skills to move to the next grade level.
Pasco County Parents Protest: 'We Need Masks To Be Required'Pasco County parents protested about masks Tuesday morning ahead of the school board meeting. The board is asking parents for patience.
Pasco Co. Parent is 'Super Frustrated' With School DistrictA Pasco County mom is speaking out after she says a lack of transparency from the school district is putting students at risk of Covid-19. School officials issued a response stating they’re working diligently to catch up.
Pinellas County School Board Votes Against Emergency Mask Mandate MeetingOn Tuesday, the Pinellas County School board voted to not hold an emergency meeting to consider a district-wide mask mandate.
Local Parent Group Asks Pinellas County Schools For Mask MandatePinellas County Officials say now 2,757 student and staff members are in quarantine or isolation and the group called Pinellas Safe Schools doesn’t want that number to increase.
Hillsborough County School Board Passes Stricter Mask Mandate With Opt-Out OptionThe new mandate would require all students and staff to wear masks and a medical opt-out note would be required from a licensed doctor to not participate.
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Manatee County School District Passes Mask Mandate With Opt-Out OptionWhen the topic was brought up, parents during public comment were passionate, with a majority in support of the mask mandate.
Pinellas County Students Describe The First Day Of SchoolStudents at Pinellas Park Middle Schools say despite COVID-19 protocols, they’re excited to be back in the classroom.
Scholarship Approved To Transfer Students Who Experience COVID-19-Related HarassmentThis school year, parents will be able to transfer their children to another school or district if they don’t want their children to participate in a district’s mask mandate.
Parents Voice Concerns About Mask Policies In Local DistrictsHillsborough County Schools says for now masks are optional, but the district will re-evaluate cases and the policy in a few weeks from now.