Collier County has a high rate of attendance, but Collier County Public Schools is working to improve attendance since they know every day counts and has a direct link to academic achievement. Attendance matters! CCPS reminds you to be in school ON TIME all day EVERY DAY!
Please join David Lawrence Center at their 5th Annual Sound Minds Mental Health Symposium for a screening of physician, parent and filmmaker Delaney Ruston, MD’s award-winning documentary, Screenagers, followed by an engaging, solution-centered discussion with the film’s Executive Producer, Lisa Tabb. Take a dive into how parents are raising children in a digital age and the effects on mental health. See the flyer for more information.
The 2017 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2017.
During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item; and personal computers and certain computer-related accessories purchased for noncommercial home or personal use selling for $750 or less per item.
For more information and a list of qualifying items, please review the Department of Revenue’s Tax Information Publication (TIP) on the 2017 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, as well as the Frequently Asked Questions document.
Join us for the upcoming Roundtable organized by Champions For Learning on April 26th to learn about the progress of Future Ready Collier and share your perspective on what it will take for our next generation to develop the foundational skills they will need to be successful in the workplace and life.
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Completing the FAFSA is the first step toward getting financial aid for college, career school, or graduate school. The FAFSA gives students access to the largest source of federal and state grants, federal work-study funds, and student loans. Completing the FAFSA is also a requirement by most colleges who offer intuitional scholarships as well as community based and private scholarships. Financial Aid from the FAFSA may be used to pursue a variety of degree and programs including Associate and Bachelor degrees as well as Career, Technical, and Vocational Certifications.