Polk County Schools Announce Options for 2020-21 School Year, Survey Results

June 18, 2020 By: Staff Report POLK COUNTY – Polk County Public Schools’ reopening task force held its second meeting Wednesday, during which members were instructed to move forward with plans for physically reopening schools and offering virtual enrollment for the 2020-21 school year. PCPS…

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Hillsborough Superintendent Says, Masks Will be Required for Staff, Not Students

June 18, 2020 By: Staff Report TAMPA – Hillsborough County Superintendent Addison Davis announced the school district will not be requiring students to wear masks when students head back to school on August 10th. They will be providing re-usable masks for all employees and teachers.…

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Hillsborough Schools to Offer Summer VPK in Lutz, Seffner, Riverview, Tampa, Plant City, Apollo Beach, & Ruskin

June 16, 2020 By: Staff Report HILLSBOROUGH – Summer VPK will be offered to young learners from June 22 through July 23, Monday through Thursday.  Student hours are from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. There is no cost for Summer VPK. The program will be…

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Plans to ‘fully open’ Florida’s K-12 Schools in the Fall

June 11, 2020 By: Staff Report TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida’s K-12 schools to reopen in the fall at “full capacity.” Thursday, Gov. DeSantis announced state recommendations for a return to on-campus instruction in the upcoming school year, saying final plans for exactly if and…

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Hurricane Shelters at Hillsborough Schools to Operate at 50% Capacity

June 11, 2020 By: Tiffay Razzano TAMPA – Superintendent Addison Davis said that Hillsborough County schools serving as emergency shelters during this year’s hurricane season will operate at 50% capacity because of the COVID-19 pandemic. At Tuesday’s Hillsborough County School Board, Davis said the school…

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