Back to School: What to expect in the new school year

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Southwest Florida public school students head back to class August 10 for the 2023-2024 school year.

Here’s a snapshot of what we covered on our hour long special report that you can watch above:

  • New weapons detection system in some Lee County Schools
  • Curriculum controversy over new African American History standards
  • Teacher and bus driver shortages
  • Charlotte County and Collier County both have new Superintendents
  • Medical requirements for students
  • Guardian programs
  • Keeping athletes cool
Credit: CBS

Tax holiday

The state’s Back-to-School sales tax holiday runs through August 6, 2023. There will be a second tax holiday January 1 to January 14, 2024.

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