Coming up: Board meetings, hearings on teacher quality and digital learning, Education Practices Commission and more
Monday: President's Day - No school for Pasco, Hernando • Florida Senate Pre-K-12 Committee, 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Pinellas School Board, 5 p.m. • Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m. • Florida House K-20 Innovation Committee, digital learning, 1 p.m.
Wednesday: Florida Senate Pre-K-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 1 p.m. • Florida House K-20 Competitiveness Committee, teacher quality, 10:15 a.m.
Thursday: Florida Senate Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 8 a.m. • Florida House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 8 a.m. • Florida House Education Committee, 12:15 p.m.
Thursday-Friday: Education Practices Commission, Tampa
Friday: Charter School Appeal Commission, 10 a.m., Tallahassee
March 1-3: FCAT writing exams
March 1: Pasco School Board, 9:30 a.m. • Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m.
March 7: No school for east Hillsborough students (Strawberry Festival)
March 8: Pinellas School Board, 10 a.m. • Hernando School Board, 7 p.m.
March 9: State Apprenticeship Advisory Council, 1 p.m., Tallahassee
March 14-18: Spring break, Pasco and Hernando schools
March 15: Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m. • State Board of Education, Tallahassee
March 18, 21: No school for Hillsborough students
March 22: Hillsborough School Board, workshop, 10 a.m. • Pinellas School Board, 5 p.m.
March 23: Florida Board of Governors, Florida State University
March 25: No school for Hernando students
March 28 - April 1: Spring break for Pinellas schools
March 29: Hillsborough School Board, workshop, 10 a.m.
March 30 - April 6: FCAT retakes