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Dreams of a School by the Sea

Dreams of a School by the Sea

Gulfport, Florida -- Although the historic Gulf Beaches Elementary remains closed over the protests of St. Pete Beach commissioners, graduates, and parents, a group of beach residents remains determined that their children will get an education on the beach.

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Pinellas exceeds state averages EOC exams, FCAT scores show varied results

Pinellas exceeds state averages EOC exams, FCAT scores show varied results

Pinellas County, Florida -- The test scores released today by the Florida Department of Education show Pinellas students performed above the state average on the End-of-Course exams in Biology (68% passing, 2 points above the state), US History (average T-scale score of 51, 2 points above the state), and Geometry (66% passing, 3 points above the state).

Students in grades 7 and 8 met or exceeded the state average on the Algebra EOC. In grade 7, 96% of the students that took the exam passed (same as the state average). In grade 8, 91% passed (1 point above state average).

Stetson University College of Law classes cancelled

Stetson University College of Law classes cancelled

Gulfport, Florida -- School is canceled for the law college at Stetson University- at least until 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6. 

Classes are cancelled at Stetson University College of Law’s main Gulfport campus at 1401 61st St. S. and Tampa Law Center at 1700 N. Tampa St. until 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, as a precaution to Tropical Storm Andrea. Both campuses will remain open for regularly scheduled activities, and bar preparation courses will go forward unless cancelled by the provider.

Ticket to Read summer program

Ticket to Read summer program

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Schools is offering – free of charge – an exciting, online summer reading program for elementary students that will help avoid summer learning loss, and provide students with the chance to win prizes.

Open seats for magnet schools for upcoming school

Open seats for magnet schools for upcoming school

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Schools is accepting online applications for open seats in certain magnet, fundamental and career academy programs for the 2013-14 school year.

Pinellas makes significant gains in writing assessments

Pinellas makes significant gains in writing assessments

Pinellas County, Florida -- It's that time of year again- FCAT scores are in. 

Pinellas County Schools students made gains on the 2013 FCAT 2.0 Writing assessment at all levels tested, according to data released today by the Florida Department of Education.

Three students to be honored during scholarship awards

Three students to be honored during scholarship awards

Dunedin, Florida -- Dunedin High School Resource Officers will present scholarship awards to three Dunedin High School seniors to help cover college costs. 

These scholarships will be presented during the S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) awards ceremony. The $2750 in scholarships funds were made possible through the generous donations of various local businesses and through partnerships established by the Dunedin SROs. A total of three scholarships will be awarded during the ceremony; one for $1500, one for $750 and one for $500.