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Coming up: Florida Legislature, spring break, FCAT testing and more



full.jpgMonday: No school for east Hillsborough students (Strawberry Festival)


Tuesday: Pasco School Board, 10 a.m. •  Hillsborough School Board, workshop, 10 a.m. • Pinellas School Board, workshop, 10 a.m.  • Hernando School Board, 7 p.m. • Legislative session begins • Florida House Pre-K-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 1 p.m. • Florida House K-20 Innovation Subcommittee, 3:15 p.m. (NOTE: House committee times are tentative) • Awake the State rallies at Tampa Gaslight Park, 5 p.m. and Clearwater, SR 580 at McMullen Booth Road, 4 p.m. 

Wednesday: State Apprenticeship Advisory Council, 1 p.m., Tallahassee • SB 736 scheduled on Senate special order calendar • Florida Senate Higher Education Committee, 3:15 p.m. (presentation on tuition and fees) • Florida House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 8 a.m. • Florida House K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee, 1 p.m. (NOTE: House committee times are tentative)

Thursday: Florida Senate Pre-K-12 Education Committee, 1 p.m. • Florida House Education Committee, 8 a.m./2:45 p.m. (NOTE: House committee times are tentative)

Friday: Florida Senate Pre-K-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 8 a.m. • Florida Senate Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 10:15 a.m.

March 14-18: Spring break for Hernando students

March 14-21: Spring break for Pasco students

March 15: Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m. • State Board of Education, 8:30 a.m., Tallahassee • Learning Environment of Tomorrow Workshop, 2 p.m., Tallahassee

March 16: Commission for Independent Education, 9 a.m., Howey-in-the-Hills

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

April 5: Hillsborough School Board, 3 p.m.  • Pasco School Board, 9:30 a.m.  • Hernando School Board, superintendent evaluation 2 p.m., meeting 7 p.m.

April 11-22: FCAT reading, math and science

April 14: Hillsborough School Board, 5:30 p.m.

April 19: Pasco School Board, 6 p.m. • Pinellas School Board, workshop, 9 a.m.  • Hernando School Board, 7 p.m.

April 22: No school for Hernando students

April 22-29: Spring break for Hillsborough students

April 26: Pinellas School Board, 5 p.m.

[Last modified: Friday, March 4, 2011 11:34am]


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