Category Archives: HCPS Bell Schedules

School Bell Changes: The Best Solution for Late Buses?

Hillsborough County School District has explained over the last month that bell schedule changes are needed to get kids to school on time.  This is different than other comments that have been provided in the past around why buses are late.  It … Continue reading

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Late Buses and the Quest for Information

Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) is proposing a change in bell schedules for the 2018-2019 year that have a variety of impacts. Some of those impacts were explained in the discussion on HCPS Bell Schedule Focus Groups. Below are a couple … Continue reading

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HCPS Bell Schedule Focus Groups: Why Weren’t More Parents Included?

According to data provided by Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) only 12% of focus group participants were parents. The data also indicates 17% of participants were students, and a whopping 71% were employees. While employees may be stakeholders, they may … Continue reading

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