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State ranks Hillsborough 38 of 67 school districts

TAMPA - We're No. 38.

That's where the Hillsborough County School District ranks among Florida's 67 counties in first-ever rankings released by the Florida Department of Education.

The department issued those rankings this morning based on how students scored on last year's standardized public school examination, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

Events
Hillsborough County School Board Meeting- 1/23 @ 3 PM

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Raymond O. Shelton School Administration Center
901 East Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, Fl 33602

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In the Tampa Bay area public school districts are entrusted with multi billion dollar budgets that directly impact over 500,000 students, 50,000 employees and thousands of vendors and service providers.

Elected school boards in each of the counties are tasked with overseeing these dollars and providing oversight.

Ultimately, however,it falls upon the citizenry to monitor the conduct and expenditures of public dollars and the quality of education being provided to children.

Reports of many children struggling to attain a quality public education have been featured prominently in the local media and underscores the need for parents, family members and all stakeholders to actively participate in the educational process.

Please consider attending an upcoming school board meeting to add your voice to the call for a high quality public education for all children.