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Old 01-05-2009, 09:14 PM
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
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I am currently living in Iowa City, Iowa and considering moving to the Tampa area. I am 23 years old, single, and an elementary school teacher. Can anyone give me feedback on the area? What is it like to live there? Are the schools decent to work in? What is the overall quality of life like? Thanks.
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Old 01-05-2009, 11:37 PM
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Hi. I live in the midwest now. But have also lived in Tampa Bay area for a few years.
All I can say is spend some more time in the area and find out what it is like for yourself. Being on vacation and living there are two different things. But do check it out for yourself. You might like it.
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:11 AM
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Teachers make SQUAT down here. Not just starting pay, but throughout their careers.

I doubt this area is hiring due to MAJOR budget shortfalls. They are closing 7 or 8 elementary schools in Pinellas County alone.
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