a Motto

Ama Nesciri

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.

 

Broward County Public Schools Spring 2021 Education Plan Approved by Florida Department of Education

December 31, 2020 The Florida Department of Education has approved Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Spring 2021 Education Plan that will be implemented at the start of the second semester on Monday, January 11, 2021.Under the approved plan, the District will continue to offer in-person, full-time instruction at all campuses five days a week. Required … Continue reading “Broward County Public Schools Spring 2021 Education Plan Approved by Florida Department of Education”

BCPS School-Related Employee of the Year Finalists Announced

January 12, 2021 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) announces the 2021 Caliber Awards School-Related Employee of the Year finalists. The award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to students and families across the District.   This year’s five finalists include a senior data analyst, paraprofessional, micro tech specialist, and two … Continue reading “BCPS School-Related Employee of the Year Finalists Announced”

BCPS High School Federal Graduation Rate Increases to 89%

January 8, 2021  Broward County Public Schools’ (BCPS) graduation rate for the 2019/20 school year is its highest since the graduation baseline was established in 2011. The Federal Graduation Rate  (includes traditional high schools, centers and charter schools) for BCPS increased to 89.4%, which is nearly 18 percentage points higher than in 2010/11. The graduation … Continue reading “BCPS High School Federal Graduation Rate Increases to 89%”

News Conference to Provide Update for Balancing Operational Priorities for Second Semester

January 8, 2021 WHO: Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and District Staff WHAT: Superintendent Runcie will discuss how the District will balance concern for teachers’ health conditions, students who are struggling academically and emotionally, and the effectiveness in limiting the transmission of coronavirus in our schools. WHEN: Friday, January 8, 202112:30 p.m. WHERE: Kathleen C. Wright … Continue reading “News Conference to Provide Update for Balancing Operational Priorities for Second Semester”

BCPS Awarded More Than $1.9 Million in Federal Grants Related to School Safety and Security

January 7, 2021 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has been awarded three grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to support the District’s ongoing focus on safety and security measures Districtwide. The funding from these grants – with a combined total of more than $1.9 million – will assist with providing increased mental health services … Continue reading “BCPS Awarded More Than $1.9 Million in Federal Grants Related to School Safety and Security”

BCPS Hosts Legislative Delegation Members to Discuss Legislative Priorities

January 5, 2021 Meeting Includes Discussion on Impacts on the District Due to COVID-19   WHO:                Broward County School Board Members, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent and Members of the Broward Legislative Delegation WHAT:              BCPS hosts the annual Joint Delegation Meeting, which provides an opportunity for School Board members to discuss their state legislative … Continue reading “BCPS Hosts Legislative Delegation Members to Discuss Legislative Priorities”

School Board Approves Minor Revisions to the 2020/21 School Calendar

On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the School Board approved minor revisions to the current 2020/21 School Calendar for pre-K – 12 schools. Following are the calendar revision highlights: Final Early Release Day of the 2nd Semester is Tuesday, January 12, 2021 (previously Thursday, January 7, 2021) End of the 2nd Semester is Tuesday, January 12, … Continue reading “School Board Approves Minor Revisions to the 2020/21 School Calendar”

Broward County School Board Approves 2021/22 School Calendar

The First Day of School is Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Mark your calendar! The first day of school for the 2021/22 school year is Wednesday, August 18, 2021. The School Board of Broward County, Florida voted to approve the 2021/22 school calendar at its Tuesday, December 15, School Board meeting. The first day for teachers’ planning is … Continue reading “Broward County School Board Approves 2021/22 School Calendar”

Ready, Set… Code! Computer Science Education Week is December 7–13

December 4, 202 Superintendent to Code with Students During a Virtual Session on Wednesday, December 9 The countdown is on for the start of Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code! The annual global movement, which takes place December 7 –13, 2020, raises awareness about the importance of expanding computer science (CS) in schools … Continue reading “Ready, Set… Code! Computer Science Education Week is December 7–13”

BCPS Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

December 9, 2020  Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) announces the 2021 Caliber Awards Teacher of the Year finalists. The five finalists are recognized for their exemplary service in education and dedication to their students. A distinguished panel of educators, business and community members selected the finalists from a field of 225 teachers named Teacher of … Continue reading “BCPS Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced”