Category Archives: Hillsborough Schools
This year reports of late buses began the first week of school: frustrated, upset, and expect late buses. Now some parents are fed up with continued problems of late or no-show buses into the seventh week of school, according to … Continue reading
A new Tampa Bay Times article has shocking revelations about the state of our public school facilities. The article summarizes the conditions and repercussions that failing AC units have had on students, classrooms, food, technology, instruments, and even band uniforms. Could anyone … Continue reading
Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) issues are stacking up: lead in the drinking water, non-functioning air conditioners, mold in schools, radon testing, late buses, and a first grader dropped 20 miles from home. Is this because the state is underfunding … Continue reading
The Facebook Data Privacy problem is bad, but it didn’t necessarily include very personal information collected by your child’s school district. One product heavily engaged in student data collection that includes social networking and learning analytics is Edsby. Edsby is … Continue reading
Hillsborough County Schools Bell Schedule: Who carries the burden for an hour-apart-school-start-time?
Bus and bell scheduling is a difficult problem given all the inputs and constraints. It feels like the current approach by the county is a one-size-fits-all band-aid getting slapped onto a complex problem. Increasing start times between schools may help … Continue reading