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Last Week: I find it somewhat fascinating to see the responses from the community every time we receive heavy rains resulting in flooding. The rains we experienced were a test to our preparedness for the upcoming hurricane season and our annual...
Dozens of community members poured into the Palm Beach County School Board meeting Wednesday in opposition to having the Sheriff's Office take over school policing duties. The School Board agreed to ask the Sheriff's Officer to make a presentation...
South Florida Schools | Sun Sentinel blogsPlans are still on track for Palm Beach County schools to gets its first corruption watchdog. Or are they? Pressed for time Wednesday, the School Board called for a one-week postponement of its planned selection of finalists for the new position of...
Palm Beach school board backs new anti-testing resolution, agrees there is an “over-reliance” on standardized testsSentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelThe Palm Beach County School Board has joined a new, national push to scale back standardized testing. The board voted today today to join the national group, which is urging a “time out from testing” and for states and the federal...
South Florida Schools | Sun Sentinel blogsPlans to use a scorecard to rate the 24 applicants for Palm Beach County schools superintendent didn’t go too smoothly, says School Board Vice Chairwoman Debra Robinson. She had hoped a community group would have been able to rank the strongest...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsLearning to share was lesson number one Wednesday as the Palm Beach County Commission and School Board discussed ways to combine efforts to cut costs for taxpayers. Sharing parking lots, teaming up on technology services and opening schools to more......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsState Sen. Dave Aronberg, D-Greenacres, and political consultant Eric Johnson, are joining the board of the state gay rights group Florida Together. Aronberg, who is straight, said his presence will bring an element of diversity to the organization???s...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsFrank Barbieri, is seeking a second term on the Palm Beach County School Board. See my colleague Marc Freeman's education blog posting for details.......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsBoca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel has filed officially for her last term as mayor, according to a press release. Whelchel???s announcement touted her work on job retention, trimming the city???s budget and economic development. Read the full release after...
A random drug testing program in Palm Beach County schools is showing positive results in battling substance abuse, but the effort is still small in scale, officials say. Just three high schools — Suncoast, Glades Central and Palm Beach Gardens ...
South Florida Sun-SentinelFor Florida's public school students, a minor revolution may soon be coming in the classroom. The dreaded FCAT could be moved to later in the year to give children more time to learn the subjects they are tested on. And the exam's emphasis would be...
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