Some things truly are priceless

Remember finding a coin or arrowhead and wondering if it’s worth anything? Imagine having a large document signed by Abraham Lincoln, passed down from one generation to the next, and not really knowing its value or its history with the nation’s 16th president. For now, it has a safe and protected place in the home of 84-year-old Martha M. Fountain, a lifelong resident of … [Read more...]

MOSI wins national award from Noyce Foundation

The Museum of Science & Industry in Tampa has been selected as one of just seven museums in the country to receive the Bright Lights Community Engagement Award from the Noyce Foundation. The award recognizes science centers, children's museums and natural history museums that have done what it considers to be an outstanding job of engaging with their local communities, especially in areas … [Read more...]

Graduation rates in Pasco, Hillsborough, near state average

Pasco County Schools is making progress toward raising graduation rates in its system, but a new report from the GradNation campaign shows that there is still some ways to go. Pasco is graduating 77 percent of its high school students while the Hillsborough County School District is graduating 73 percent — both nearly in-line with the state average of 75 percent. Yet, there is some silver … [Read more...]