Education

Manatee County Schools Names New Director of Federal Programs and Grants

Latrina Singleton is the former principal at Blackburn Elementary School in Palmetto; Danielle Delk will take over her role for the remainder of the school year.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Schools Share Reopening Plans, Video

Manatee County classrooms reopen for students on Aug. 17.

07/22/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Florida Education Commissioner Orders Schools to Reopen This Fall

However, local health officials have the option to override it.

07/07/2020 By Staff

Signal boost

School Buses Are Providing Internet Access to Students Who Don't Have It at Home

The School District of Manatee County has converted 25 of its buses into Wi-Fi hotspots that park at community centers and churches.

05/21/2020 By Jessika Ward

Fast Track

Manatee School District Announces Leadership Changes

Dr. Shirin Gibson and Debra Estes have both been named to new positions.

09/10/2019 By Staff

Education

USF Sarasota-Manatee, Manatee County Schools Announce Hiring Agreement

A new program guarantees USFSM elementary education students a teaching job with Manatee County schools once they graduate.

08/12/2019 Photography by Staff

Well Played

VIDEO: Manatee County Schools Bus Driver Puts Her Spin on a Pop Anthem

Just in time for the new school year.

07/30/2019 By Megan McDonald

Education

Sarasota and Manatee County Schools Receive 2019 Grades

Sarasota County received an A grade for 2018-19, and Manatee County received a B.

07/12/2019 Photography by Staff

Education

Local Graduation Rates Up

The graduation rate in Sarasota County schools increased by 4.1 percentage points this year, while the rate increased by 4.3 points in Manatee County.

12/20/2018 By Staff

Education

New Grant Intended to Improve Teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

A $5 million federal grant awarded to the University of Florida will be used to boost education in 11 Florida counties, including Sarasota and Manatee counties.

12/11/2018 By Staff

Education

School District Names Principals for Two New Schools

The Manatee County School District recently named two principals for schools set to open next August: Craig Little and Angela Lindsey.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Openings

Manatee County Schools Looking to Hire 50-Plus Support Staff

Manatee County Schools is holding a Support Staff Job Fair on Wednesday, June 21, in Bradenton.

06/16/2017 By staff