Education

Tropical Storm Nicole

Sarasota, Manatee County Schools Will Close on Thursday, Nov. 10, Due to Tropical Storm Nicole

Schools plan to reopen on Friday, Nov. 11.

11/09/2022 By Megan McDonald

Post-Ian

Anna Maria's Wildlife Inc. Has Taken in a Flood of Animals Ravaged by Hurricane Ian

The morning after the hurricane made landfall on the west coast, the center took in roughly 160 animals in need of care.

10/10/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Back to school

Sarasota County Schools Announce Post-Ian Reopening Plans

The reopening will happen in two parts, the county school board said at a press conference today.

10/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Hurricane Ian

Sarasota Schools Closed 'Indefinitely' Due to Hurricane Ian Damage

The county has also announced a group of donation sites where the community can contribute to those in need.

10/02/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Sarasota County Schools Closed 'Until Further Notice'

Manatee County schools will remain closed on Monday, Oct. 3.

09/30/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Sarasota-Manatee Schools and Local Colleges Close Ahead of Hurricane Ian

The closures will allow for time to prepare schools that serve as emergency evacuation centers.

09/26/2022 By Staff

Sexist Standards

Dress Codes vs. the Student Body

Four years after the story of a Bradenton girl receiving a dress code violation went viral, students say little has changed.

08/26/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Piling on

Faced With New State Education Laws and Policies, Many Teachers Feel Distrusted

A recent survey reveals low morale among many Sarasota County teachers.

08/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

School Lunch

Pandemic-Era School Lunch Waivers Have Expired

Starting this fall, local families will need to apply for free and reduced-price meal benefits through the school district once again.

08/19/2022 By Dariela Delgado

New School

A New Nursing School Is Open for Fall in Sarasota

The accredited professional nursing school will offer general education evening classes and day-time classes for students to receive a B.S. in nursing.

08/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Gear Up

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Next Monday

Take advantage of the savings through Sunday, Aug. 7.

07/19/2022 By Dariela Delgado

Awards

Barancik Foundation Names Five Sarasota Teachers as Ripple Effect Award Winners

The spring semester awardees are Tessa Healy, Megan Wink, Michelle Rivas, Dorothy Rieger and Melissa Dweck.

05/26/2022 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Announces Commencement Speaker, Ceremony

The commencement speaker for this year is Jacinda Walker.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Education

Sarasota School District Announces Principal for Alta Vista Elementary School

Dr. Mindy Long is the current assistant principal of Fruitville Elementary School.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Education

Manatee Schools Announces Administrative Changes

The new positions are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2022.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee Will Award Multiple Academic Scholarships

Founded in 1987, the Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee is dedicated to honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.

05/02/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County Schools Announces Principal for Gulf Gate Elementary School

Michelle Miller is currently assistant principal of Glenallen Elementary School and was named the district's 2022 Assistant Principal of the Year.

04/29/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

Brain Health Initiative Scholar Nominations Now Open

Scholars will have the opportunity to work in a hybrid model with BHI scientists and clinicians.

04/29/2022 By Staff

Fellowships

Barancik Foundation Announces Inaugural TIME Fellowship Recipients

The program has announced 25 inaugural fellows, each receiving up to $12,000 for experiences that are intellectually revitalizing, personally renewing, and restore a passion for teaching.

04/27/2022 By Staff

Partnerships

CreArte Latino Cultural Center Partners with Suncoast Remake Learning Days Festival

Children and families are invited to join special arts and literacy events starting next week.

04/22/2022 By Staff