Archived Public Meeting:

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 5:30 PM
Board Recognition Meeting

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Agenda for Board Meeting 810

901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa

Tuesday, April 18, 2017  5:30 p.m.
Status Key
Approved A= Approved
Approved with modifications M= Approved, with modifications
Deferred D= Deferred
Not Approved N= Not Approved
Pending P=Pending

To provide an education and the supports that enable each student to excel as a successful and responsible citizen.

Preparing Students for Life



01 Recognition of the Lightning Foundation and the Community Hockey Department (Community Engagement & Philanthropy) Print   No Speaker Signup  

Recognition of Community Partnerships and Support for Education, Prevention, and Intervention Centers (EPIC) at North Tampa and Brandon EPIC3 (Educational Access, Opportunity, and Alternatives Division)

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Recognition of the Finalists and Winners of the 2016/2017 Hillsborough County 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Contest (Office of Teaching and Learning)

Print Supp. Materials (1) No Speaker Signup  

Recognition of Schools and Individuals that Provided Exhibits for the Black History Month Event (Celebrating Local and National African American Legacies) at the 2017 Florida State Fair (Office of Diversity)

Print Supp. Materials (2) No Speaker Signup  

Recognition of the 2017 Florida Strawberry Festival Queen and Court

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Recognition of the Winners of the 2017 Hillsborough County Public Schools District High School Poetry Jam (Office of Teaching and Learning)

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Recognition of Workforce Connections Competition Award Recipients (Workforce Connections)

Print Supp. Materials (1) No Speaker Signup  

Recognition of Schools and Individuals that Provided and Supported the 2017 Florida State Fair

Print Supp. Materials (1) No Speaker Signup  

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Article IX of the Florida Constitution states in part, "The education of children is a fundamental value of the people of the State of Florida. It is, therefore, a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children residing within its orders. "The Article also states that the educational system must be "uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high-quality," and class size limits must be imposed. Prekindergarten learning opportunities must be made available. There must be a state university system.

  1. Board Workshop, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9 a.m., Raymond O. Shelton School Administrative Center, 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida
  2. Board Workshop, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 1 p.m., Raymond O. Shelton School Administrative Center, 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida
  3. Special Called Board Meeting, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Raymond O. Shelton School Administrative Center, 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida