It’s going to be a good week for the concrete industry in the Tampa Bay region as contractors prepare for a historic concrete pour in downtown St. Pete. More than 650 concrete trucks will pour more than 2 million pounds for the foundation of the Residences at 400 Central.
But the news isn’t so concrete for social studies education in the state, including Bay area schools. The state of Florida rejected 34 social studies textbooks saying they contained “ideological rhetoric.” But the state offered few details on what that means. They said the rejections were meant to avoid indoctrinating children.