Tuesday, September 27, 2011 4:30 PM
To provide an education and the supports which enable each individual student to excel as a successful and responsible citizen.
Preparing Students for Life
CALL TO ORDER
MOMENT OF SILENCE
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
RECOGNITIONS (Section C)
Recognition of FOX13 CareForce and Office Depot (Hillsborough Education Foundation)
Recognition of the Teaching Tools for Hillsborough Schools Committee (Hillsborough Education Foundation)
Recognition of Status Report for Small Business Encouragement (SBE) Program (Facilities Division)
Presentation of School Recycling Awards (Facilities Division)
Presentation of Plaques to Area Star Swept Award Finalists and Trophies to the Elementary School of the Year and Secondary School of the Year (Facilities Division)
Recognition of the Magnet Schools of America (MSA) Merit Award Winners (Administration Division)
Recognition of Area Attendance, School Attendance, and Presentation of the Beth Shields Awards 2010/2011 (Student Services and Federal Programs Division)
Recognition of the 2011 Elementary, Middle School, and Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Battle of the Books and High School Reading Rumble Champions (Elementary/Middle/High/Exceptional Student Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the American School Counselor Association's (ASCA) Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) Designation Awarded to Ippolito Elementary School (Elementary Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the DimensionU Games National Winner (Middle School Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the 2010/2011 Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc. 24th Annual Essay Contest Winners (Middle/Secondary Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the 2011 State Winners for the National History Day Competition Program (Middle School Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the 2010/2011 Recipients of the Promoting Regional Interest in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) Regional Most Improved and Most Outstanding Scholar Program (Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the 2010/2011 Teacher Recipients of the Promoting Regional Interest in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) for Exemplary Teachers of Excellence and Teachers of Promise in Grades K-12 (Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) National Competition Award Recipients (Career and Technical Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the Junior Achievement Co-Teachers of the Year (Career and Technical Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the Award Winner for the 2011 Florida Association of Career Technical Educators (FACTE) Rookie Teacher of the Year (Career and Technical Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the Florida STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Award for Excellence, Cross-Curricula Middle School STEM Academy Recipients (Career and Technical Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of the 2010/2011 Hillsborough County Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year for Elementary, Middle, and Senior High Schools (Elementary/Middle/Secondary Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognition of Hillsborough County Public Schools Elementary, Middle, and High School Orchestra Students and Teachers for Breaking the Guinness World Record for the Largest Ensemble of String Instruments (Elementary/Middle/Secondary Education-Curriculum and Instruction Division)
Recognize Webb Middle School Students Who Rescued Lost Hiker, Francis Netto (Deputy Superintendent)
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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 borders." 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.
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