Monday: Florida Schools of Excellence Commission, conference call, 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Florida Schools of Excellence Commission, 11 a.m., Orlando
Thursday: Pasco School Board, budget and taxes workshop with legislators, 10 a.m.
August 20: First day of school, Hernando, Hillsborough and Pasco counties
August 21: First day of school, Pinellas County; Hillsborough School Board, 5 p.m.; Pasco School Board, 6 p.m.
August 23: Pinellas School Board, workshop, 9 a.m.
August 28: Pinellas School Board, 5 p.m.
Sept. 4: Pasco School Board, 9:30 a.m.
Sept. 6: Hillsborough School Board, final budget hearing, 5 p.m.
Sept. 10: Department of Education, workshop on secondary and postsecondary curriculum alignment, 10 a.m., Tallahassee
Sept. 11: Pinellas School Board, 10 a.m.; Pasco School Board, final budget hearing, 6 p.m.
Sept. 18: Florida Legislature, special session on budget, Tallahassee; State Board of Education, time and place tba