After a summer off, students across Broward were packing cars and buses for the first day of the school year.
The decision to end Miramar High School’s football season prior to the playoffs was made and then announced Thursday evening to an auditorium filled with students and parents and emotions ran high.
At the Broward County Convention Center Monday, the third floor was jammed with unemployed school teachers looking to win a job in the school district. Some 2,000 applied for 300 positions that are opening up.
The Florida Department of Education is sending a three-member team to the Broward School District to start reviewing records and interviewing staff after a scathing grand jury report found widespread problems in the school system, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.