Love to be unknown, and to be valued as nothing. This will be more beneficial and useful than to be praised by other people.
-Thomas à Kempis.
The Florida Department of Education released the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) English Language Arts (ELA) summary results for third grade students on June 22, 2021. The results for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) show 53% of students meeting or exceeding satisfactory performance levels, a decrease from 60% in 2019 (state assessments were not administered in … Continue reading “2021 Third Grade FSA English Language Arts Results Released”
June 22, 2021 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Summer 2021 experience for the District’s youngest learners is getting a boost, thanks to a grant from Helios Education Foundation. The Foundation awarded BCPS $250,000 to help ensure students who just completed kindergarten are prepared to be successful when they begin first grade in the 2021/22 school … Continue reading “BCPS Awarded $250,000 Grant from Helios Education Foundation to Support Summer 2021 Learning”
June 17, 2021 Superintendent’s News Conference and First Day Schedule on Monday, June 21 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) welcomes students to BCPS Summer 2021: Get Back! Get Ready! Reconnect! on Monday, June 21, 2021. The academic summer experience offers a variety of specialized programs to help students academically and provide enrichment opportunities that will … Continue reading “Broward County Public Schools Kicks Off BCPS Summer 2021 Experience”
On June 19, 1968, a long-term anti-poverty demonstration known as Resurrection City reaches its high-water mark. On “Solidarity Day,” over 50,000 people flock to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to protest, sing, hear speeches and demonstrate on behalf of national legislation to address the plight of the American poor. “Today is really only the … Continue reading ““Solidarity Day” rally at Resurrection City”
June 11, 2021 WHO: Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Homeless Education Assistance Resource Team (HEART). WHAT: Approximately 75 graduating seniors from the Class of 2021, who receive assistance from HEART, participate in a drive-thru celebration where they’re equipped with some of the essentials they will need as they embark on their post-secondary education or … Continue reading “High School Seniors Experiencing Housing Instability Receive Special Graduation Send-Off”
June 8, 2021 As a result of the success and savings generated from the Summer Work Days program in previous years, the District continues the Summer Work Days schedule for 2021. The 2021 Summer Work Days schedule begins the week of Monday, June 14, and ends August 6. During this time, schools and administrative offices will … Continue reading “Summer Work Days 2021”
Over the past year, like you, the Library of Congress has adjusted, recalibrated and learned. We want to continue to learn from you about what more we can do. As a friend of the Library of Congress, your feedback is critical to us as we look to the future. The Library of Congress is your … Continue reading “Take the Library of Congress Survey”
On June 5, 1851, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly began to appear in serial form in The National Era, an abolitionist weekly published in Washington, D.C. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery story was published in forty installments over the next ten months. For her story Mrs. Stowe was paid $300. In matters of … Continue reading “Today in History – June 5”
On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publishes an article in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report describing five cases of a rare lung infection, PCP, in young, otherwise healthy gay men in Los Angeles. It was unknown at the time, but the article is describing the effects of AIDS. Today, … Continue reading “First scientific report on AIDS is published”
The annual parade of “New York’s Finest”, an often used nickname for the New York Police Department, was filmed on June 1, 1899, in Union Square. At the turn of the century, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) was still recovering from scandals and allegations of corruption that tarnished its reputation in the 1890s. … Continue reading “Today in History – June 1”