The new school year began last Monday, but many teacher positions still remain unfilled. To help reduce teacher shortage in the Suncoast, Manatee County schools started working with USF Sarasota-Manatee elementary education students.
It says on average, drivers 55- to 75-years old take their eyes off the road for more than eight seconds more often than drivers ages 21 to 36, as they’re performing simple tasks like programming navigation, or tuning the radio.
Around 500 parking spaces inside the new parking garage in Bradenton are empty on Saturday. Outside, the sidewalk is under construction and numerous signs, traffic cones and fences are blocking the garage.
A former teacher at Lincoln Memorial Academy is speaking out, claiming the school owes her thousands of dollars of unpaid salary. This comes as more controversy surrounds the financially troubled charter school in Manatee County.