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Monday, March 12, 2012

School Board Discussion Meeting, Thursday, March 15th 3:00PM

The Escambia County School board will be meeting for our once monthly discussion meeting this coming Thursday, March 15th at 3:00 PM in room 160 of the Hall Center.

Board Topics that will be discussed at this meeting include the following:

Hall Center Room 160 Board Meeting Seating and Podium Layout Bergosh (5 minutes)
Eighth Grade Promotion Requirements/Eighth Grade Gate Bergosh (10 minutes)
School Board Member Networking Statewide (and Nationwide) for Best Practices/Idea Sharing Bergosh (10 minutes)
Second Chance Program at the Judy Andrews Center Boone (15 minutes)
Director of Middle School Education Position Hightower (10 minutes)
School Nurses Hightower (10 minutes)
Purchasing of Tablets Slayton (5 minutes)
March and April Calendar/Events Slayton (5 minutes)

Items the Superintendent has placed on the agenda for the discussion Workshop include:

Presentation on Natural Gas School Buses Superintendent (20-30 minutes)

Comprehensive Drug Plan Superintendent (15-20 minutes)

School Wellness Update Superintendent (10 minutes)

As is always the case for all of our meetings-- the public is encouraged to attend and afforded the opportunity to speak to the full Board.

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