Winner: University of South Florida. Forbes magazine named USF No. 22 among the nation’s top employers for women. Women make up 57% of USF employees and 64% of administration.
“This recognition is a testament to the diverse and inclusive community we are committed to sustaining at USF,” President Rhea Law said.
Loser: Hillsborough school students. With the new school year upon us, Hillsborough Superintendent Addison Davis said the district is scrambling to fill nearly 700 teacher vacancies along with 670 bus drivers and other support personnel.
Financial issues led the district to ask voters to approve a property tax increase.
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