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Marion County Public Schools will be closed through Wednesday, August 30 to prepare for the impact of Hurricane Idalia, and the approaching storm has also caused several schools to change their open house dates.
Marion County Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30, in anticipation of Tropical Storm Idalia, which is forecast to strengthen into a major hurricane by early Wednesday morning.
The Discovery Center has announced a new partnership with Museums for All, a program that allows those receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to gain free or reduced admission to over 1,000 museums throughout the United States.
Parents still have time to take advantage of Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday, which offers tax breaks on essential items such as school supplies, clothing, learning aids, electronics, and more.