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Top Broward Schools Officials Resign In Shakeup

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie’s administration underwent a jarring shakeup Tuesday.

CBS4–12/05/2012

Darryl Blue is accused of abusing a 13-year boy with autism on a county school bus. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Superintendent Wants Bus Driver, Aide Fired

After viewing a surveillance tape in which a school bus attendant reportedly abused a 13-year old boy with autism, Broward School Superintendent Robert Runcie had demanded action.

CBS4–11/13/2012

(Source: Broward Schools) Robert Runcie, newly named Broward Schools superintendent

Broward Superintendent On Budget: $2B “A Start”

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie presented his first budget last week, aiming to fix a school system plagued by budget cutbacks, teacher layoffs and scandal.

CBS Miami–08/05/2012

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High School Facing High-Dollar Fines For Tree Massacre

Fort Lauderdale High School faces six-figure fines for destroying about a dozen mahogany trees on its campus.

CBS Miami–07/05/2012

Thomas William Snell

Broward Schools Employee Arrested On Cocaine Trafficking Charges

Broward County School security specialist Thomas Snell found himself on the wrong side of the law in Tampa.

CBS4–05/09/2012

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Blanche Ely Teacher Suspended For “Chocolate” Comments

A Blanche Ely High School reading teacher has been suspended for 10 days without pay for allegedly making inappropriate comments toward her students.

CBS4–03/06/2012

(Source: CBSMiami/Florida DOE)

State Gives “A” Grades To Broward, Monroe Schools; Miami-Dade Gets A “B”

The grades are out for Florida’s school districts, and in South Florida, the only districts to get an A report card are Broward and Monroe County. Miami-Dade was rated B, among 23 districts to get that score in results released Monday by the Florida Department of Education.

CBS4–01/23/2012

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Broward School Board Taps New Chair, Vice Chair

It’s a changing of the guard at the Broward County School Board where members have elected a new Chair and Vice Chair.

CBS4–11/22/2011

Rhonda Johnson is accused of stealing musical instruments from Rickards Middle School and reselling them at a pawn shop.

Broward School Employee Accused Of Stealing Musical Instruments

A Broward School District employee entrusted with keeping track of valuable equipment is accused of violating that trust.

CBS4–10/13/2011

Ellisa Martinez (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

First Jail, Now A Bill For Threatening Broward Schools

Ellisa Martinez turned the Broward school system upside down last year when she made some threats against schools. She claimed it was a prank, but school officials treated the threats as real, locking down schools and mounting a massive investigation, Now, Police want Martinez to pay.

09/24/2011

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