HCPS Launches Quarantine Tutoring Program for StudentsThe Hillsborough County School District launched a new virtual program to help alleviate pressure from both students and teachers when a student must quarantine after being exposed to- or contracting Covid-19.
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.
Hillsborough County Schools Offers Tutoring Program For Students In QuarantineIt's called “Paper” and is aimed to help students keep up with school work while they are in quarantine.
USF Students Explain First Week Back On CampusIt’s been one week since local college students returned to campus at USF for the fall semester. We caught up with one student who gave feedback on what it's like there.
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 Cty. Teacher Creates 'Little Libraries' For Students During PandemicA Hillsborough County teacher says she became "joyfully empowered" by books and wants to pass that same motivation on to students without quick access.
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.
Pasco County Students Return To The ClassroomSuperintendent Kurt Browning says masks this year are strongly recommended, but no matter if students wear masks or not, he’s glad students are back in the classroom and able to get the social interaction they need.
Local College Tackling Florida Unemployment IssueOfficials with St. Petersburg College are looking to lower unemployment numbers and ultimately build our workforce back up after it took such a hard hit from the pandemic.
Hillsborough County Schools Sees Decrease In VPK EnrollmentOfficials say enrollment in VPK this Summer is down more than 30% compared to previous years.
Two Teenagers Arrested For Murder Of Polk County TeenagerJevon Berrien Junior and Margus Johnson were both arrested in the murder of 17-year-old Taigur Taguri.
Local LGBTQ Group Reacts To Florida's New Transgender Athlete LawOne local group is speaking out after Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill banning transgender girls from participating in girls’ and women's’ public school sports.