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

Awards

Sarasota County Schools Receives 'District of the Year' Award from Cambridge International

The Cambridge program was first implemented at Sarasota High School in 2011.

04/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Education

School District Honors Past, Present and Future Educators

Sarasota County Schools recently recognized three female educators for their impact and contributions: Sydney Burrows, Sue D'Angelo and Deb Schultz.

03/08/2019 By Staff

Education

Booker Middle Principal Picked for National Arts Education Nonprofit Board

LaShawn Frost was recently selected to serve on the board of the Arts Schools Network.

02/26/2019 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

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Board Debates Set for June 7 and 21

The next two Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheons will feature debates between candidates for the Sarasota County School Board.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Safety the Topic at Next Republican Club Event

School Board Chairwoman Bridget Ziegler and Sheriff Tom Knight will discuss safety in public schools on Tuesday, May 15

05/02/2018 By Staff

Education

School Tax Referendum to Be Discussed March 8

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon panel will discuss the upcoming Sarasota County school tax referendum vote.

02/27/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Vice President Honored for Literacy Efforts

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation's Veronica Brady is being recognized for her advocacy for the Reading Recovery program.

11/20/2017 By staff

The Seen

Photos From the Argus Foundation's Meet the Leaders Event

Sarasota County Schools superintendent Todd Bowden met with business leaders.

11/02/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Education

School System Wins Award for Financial Aid Push

Sarasota County Schools recently won the top award among large school districts in the 2017 Florida FAFSA Challenge, a campaign to encourage more high school seniors to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.

04/25/2017 By staff

Article

Should Medical Marijuana Be Legal? Sarasota Experts Weigh In

Should medical marijuana be legal? John Morgan of Morgan & Morgan and other Sarasota experts weigh in. Plus, this month's Vintage Sarasota and more.

03/01/2014 By Cooper Levey-Baker