Students who graduate from the State College of Florida¿s Collegiate School will now have a second university they can attend tuition free upon acceptance: the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.
Any given weekday, 88 students cross from one side of State Road 64 to the other, heading to and from school at Manatee Elementary School. On any given day, 38,500 cars travel down that roadway. There is no school zone. Posted signs say cars can travel no faster than 35 mph. Bradenton Police have clocked drivers going as fast as 62 mph in front of the school.
Lindsay Gilman is a Christmas fanatic. As she undergoes treatment for a rare condition at Duke University, faculty and staff at Miller Elementary Schoo, where Gilman is a second-grade teacher, busted out a little bit of Christmas in April to show their love and support.
About half a dozen staff members and a crossing guard, help 88 students cross over State Road 64 each school day. Officials wants the speed limit in that area to drop. Driver feedback signs are being installed instead.