Information and Technology|
DATE: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Revision to Blake High School's Bell Time for the 2008-2009 School Year
On July 15, 2008, the School Board approved bell time revisions for all high schools for the 2008-2009 school year. After monitoring the buses, reviewing suggestions from the teachers and parents, it is recommended that the bell times of 7:20 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. for Blake High school be revised to 7:35 a.m. and 2:55 p.m. effective November 3, 2008.
ANNUAL DISTRICT GOAL(S) AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTOR(S)
* Demonstrate "best practices" in all aspects of safety including students, employees, visitors, facilities, transportation, and health
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted: No)
There is no monetary impact to the District.
The Transportation Department continues to evaluate the impact and efficacy of routing and planning changes. Standard bell schedules play an important role in those changes.
John A. Franklin
General Manager, Transportation Department
David J. Steele, Ph.D.
Chief Information and Technology Officer
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20081021_302 * Section A Item# 4.04