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Time to Be P.C.!

Tomorrow will be an important day for Hillsborough County Public Schools. Our school board will be holding two independent workshops discussing both the ramifications of HB7069 and whether or not the district will join the growing list of plaintiffs who have banded together in solidarity to tell the Florida Legislature that this law will not be tolerated. 731 more words


Off Topic - A Career As A Security Officer In Central Florida

Written by Robert Voss

First off, I am a licensed Private Security Officer in the State of Florida with both D & G licenses. I am writing this article to inform the job seeker about having a career in security industry. 1,014 more words

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Friday Five - Episode 12 - 9/15/17

Today’s Friday Five topic: Lending a Helping Hand


Now that the worst of Hurricane Irma is over much of the real work begins. Everywhere we look across Florida, we see people–sometimes even total strangers–helping each other. 141 more words


Gratitude for HCPS

It’s easy to criticize. We all do it from time to time, mostly because we have an evolutionary predisposition toward the negative. Four of the six primary emotions human beings experience regardless of cultural context are bad ones: anger, fear, sadness, and disgust. 465 more words


Teacher Voice - Episode 4

This week’s interview is with Billy Townsend, the District 1 Polk County School Board member, who formerly worked as an education reporter and editor at the… 96 more words


A Better Way

Since the summer of 1998 when I first moved to Florida, our state has been possessed by the notion of testing and accountability. Jeb Bush based much of his gubernatorial campaign on the idea that public schools were in need of reform, and that by assigning grades to teachers, schools and districts, they would foster a new era of accountability. 476 more words