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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Coming up: Board meetings, hearings on teacher quality and digital learning, Education Practices Commission and more



full.jpgMonday: 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

[Last modified: Monday, February 21, 2011 10:40am]


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