Hillsborough Schools

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The Scoop: Fri., September 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Educational support raises School nurses, classroom aides, and other educational support professionals in Hillsborough County will likely receive raises. This comes after Wednesday night’s negotiation session between the school district and the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers...

PragerU: Would you let your kids see it?

Florida’s Department of Education recently announced the approval of “supplemental teaching materials” from PragerU. In the announcement, state education officials maintained that the new K-12 curriculum from “PragerU Kids,” aligns with Florida’s “revised civics and...
graves at King High School photo by Sean Kinane / WMNF News

Radar finds 145 graves at King High School – How should Hillsborough community respond?

There are 145 graves on the grounds of King High School; on Wednesday morning Hillsborough School Board member Tamara Shamburger called the announcement “rather challenging times” for the school district. “We believe we have found...
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Custodians rally against privatization at Hillsborough School Board

On Tuesday afternoon custodians from Hillsborough County Schools rallied outside the school district’s building in downtown Tampa. They were there during the School Board meeting because they’re upset about a proposal to let private companies...
Save Our Custodians sign.

Hillsborough Schools custodians fight privatization

Custodians in Hillsborough County Schools are fighting back against a proposal to privatize cleaning services. They are rallying Tuesday afternoon outside the school board meeting in downtown Tampa and speaking out during the meeting itself....

Teachers, students & allies want better deal for teachers

On MidPoint our guests talk about public schools, the pay and working conditions of teachers, and students who walked out of class to support teachers. Hillsborough County public school teachers and their supporters plan to...
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Hillsborough Schools using temp agency for substitute teachers

This year signs have popped up in front of schools in Hillsborough County by a large temporary work agency seeking teachers; does this mean there’s a major teacher shortage? This week WMNF News put that...

Hillsborough trying to reduce violence in communities

Hillsborough County is looking at ways to cut down on violent crime by engaging communities. One way the Safe & Sound Hillsborough group has done that is by taking teens from the Grant Park Neighborhood...

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