Robert Runcie

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New School Year Brings Some Changes For South Florida Students

Bells will sound Monday morning, ringing in the first day of the 2014-2015 school year.

08/16/2014

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Taxpayers Weigh-In On Broward School Bond Spending Plan

Voters in Broward County will decide if $800,000 bond issue will go to fix county schools in-need of repairs.

08/12/2014

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Broward School In Need Of Makeover Wants Voter Approval For $800M School Bond Issue

The Broward School District is asking voters to approve an $800 million bond issue in November for repairs, renovations and technology upgrades at public schools.

05/13/2014

Kimanie King in bond court on Friday, April 18, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Piper High Stabbing Suspect Bonds Out Of Jail

A South Florida high school student, charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a classmate at Piper High School in Sunrise made his first appearance in bond court Friday.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

Sunrise Police are investigating a stabbing between two students at Piper High School on April 17,2014. (Source: CBS4)

Student Stabbed At Piper High School In Sunrise

Sunrise Police are investigating a stabbing between two students at a Piper High School on Thursday.

04/17/2014

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Bill That Would Allow Teachers To Carry Guns Gains Traction In Legislature

A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.

03/11/2014

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Mom Sues Broward School District Over Service Dog Issue

The Broward School District began tackling the thorny issue of allowing service animals in schools, at a workshop on Tuesday afternoon.

01/28/2014

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Broward Wants To Stem Flow In “School To Prison Pipeline”

In an effort to cut down on the number of students arrested for petty crimes like loitering and disrupting class, Broward County’s school district has reached a deal with law enforcement and the NAACP for an alternative to the zero-tolerance policies prevalent in many schools.

11/05/2013

Facing South Florida: Broward County Schools

It’s a special half-hour with Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie. Jim goes one-on-one with Supt. Runcie, who just got a 5-year extension to his contract. The two talk about what Runcie has accomplished in his first two years, the ups and downs along the way, and his vision for the nation’s sixth largest school district.

CBS4–09/23/2013

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School Board Gives Runcie Five-Year Extension

Pleased with his accomplishments over the last two years, the Broward County School Board has extended Superintendent Robert Runcie’s contract.

09/17/2013

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