Coming up: First day of school, budget hearings and more
August 20: First day of school, Pasco, Pinellas and Hernando schools
August 21: First day of school, Hillsborough • Pinellas School Board, 10:30 a.m. • Pasco School Board, 6 p.m.
Aug. 27-31: Rampello Elementary closed, Republican National Convention
Aug. 29: State Advisory Council on Early Education and Care, conference call, 10 a.m.
Sept. 3: Labor Day
Sept. 4: Pasco School Board, 9:30 a.m. • Hernando School Board, 7 p.m.
Sept. 11: Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m. • Pinellas School Board, 5:30 p.m. meeting, final budget hearing 7 p.m.
Sept. 12-13: Florida Board of Governors, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers
Sept. 18: Hernando School Board, final budget hearing 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. • Pasco School Board, final budget hearing and meeting, 6 p.m.
Sept. 25: Pinellas School Board, 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 8-9: State Board of Education, time/location TBA