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.
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.
Pleased with his accomplishments over the last two years, the Broward County School Board has extended Superintendent Robert Runcie’s contract.
Ah, the first day back to school. The hustle and bustle of getting kids out the door and to their school before the bell rings for their first class.
After the last legislative session, Gov. Rick Scott touted the fact that legislators had boosted education funding by more than a billion dollars statewide.
It was a day of celebration for the students, teachers and staff at Piper High in Sunrise. On Monday, they welcomed Governor Rick Scott.
A South Florida woman waited 7 months to hear from her son serving in the Marines in Iraq. But when she took that phone call her employer — the Broward County School District — said she broke the rules.
Angry parents pleaded with the Broward School Board on Monday to reconsider a decision on replacing a popular Parkland principal.
Popular Parkland Principal Washington Collado is being shown the door at A-rated Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, and everyone from the mayor of Parkland to the freshman class is upset.
There’s good news for Florida students who now rank fourth nationally in advanced placement test scores, an increase from sixth the prior year.