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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida
Coming up: Board meetings, legislative committees, vacations and more
Tuesday: Pasco School Board, workshop, 2 p.m. • Pinellas School Board, 5 p.m. • USF Board of Trustees, 9 a.m. • Governor's Office of Policy and Budget, DOE and Board of Governors budget request review, 10 a.m., Tallahassee
Nov. 1: Hernando School Board, workshop, 2 p.m.
Nov. 2: Charter School Appeals Commission, 9 a.m., Tallahassee
Nov. 3: Pasco School Board, 9:30 a.m. • Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m. • Hernando School Board, 7 p.m.
Nov. 9: Hillsborough School Board, workshop, 10 a.m.
Nov. 10: Pinellas School Board, 10 a.m. • Hillsborough School Board, 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 11: Veterans Day -- No school for Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando
Nov. 17: Pinellas School Board, 9 a.m. • Hernando School Board, 2 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. meeting • Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m. • Pasco School Board, 6 p.m. • State Board of Education, time/location TBA
Nov. 18: Great American Teach-In
Nov. 19: Commission for Independent Education, 9 a.m., Lake Mary
Nov. 23-27: Thanksgiving break, Hillsborough and Pinellas schools
Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving break, Hernando and Pasco schools
Dec. 1: Pasco School Board, 9:30 a.m.
Dec. 3: USF Board of Trustees
Dec. 3-4: The State Advisory Committee for the Education of Exceptional Students, Tallahassee
Dec. 8: Pinellas School Board, 10 a.m. • Hernando School Board, 7 p.m.
Dec. 10: Florida Board of Governors, conference call, time TBD
Dec. 15: Pasco School Board, 6 p.m.
Dec. 21 - Jan 4: Pinellas, Hillsborough winter break
Dec. 23 - Jan. 7: Pasco winter break
Dec. 24 - Jan. 8: Hernando winter break