BCPS Superintendent Search Semi-Finalists Provide Video Responses to Pre-Determined Questions

Thursday, May 25, 2023The seven semi-finalists in the School Board of Broward County’s national search for Broward County Public Schools permanent Superintendent have completed the next step in the application process. ... Read More

BCPS School Safety Town Hall Meeting on June 12, 2023

Tuesday, May 23, 2023The Broward County School Board and Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Interim Superintendent invite students, parents, staff and community members to a School Safety Town Hall Meeting on Monday, June 12, 2023, at Plantation High School, 6901 N.W. 16th St, Plantation, Florida 33313. ... Read More

Broward County School Board Selects 7 Semi-Finalists in its Search for a Permanent Superintendent

Monday, May 22, 2023During a Special School Board Meeting on Monday, May 22, 2023, the School Board of Broward County, Florida selected seven semi-finalists to move forward in the national search for a permanent Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools. ... Read More

Will more jurors need to walk through Stoneman Douglas mass shooting site? Judge to decide this week

A Broward judge will decide this week whether another jury will walk through the crime scene at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were murdered on Valentine’s Day 2018. Circuit Judge Martin Fein listened to arguments Monday morning from defense lawyer Mark Eiglarsh, who represents former Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Scot Peterson and wants a jury to tour the outside of the building. Arguing for the state, prosecutor Steven Klinger said if jurors tour the outside of the... Read More

Seven semifinalists chosen for Broward schools superintendent

Seven semifinalists are now in the running to become Broward’s next schools superintendent. The School Board received 31 applications, with one candidate dropping out, amid two rounds of advertising for the job. Of those, 17 qualified. Board members each chose up to five semifinalists individually, with a goal of choosing five collectively. But after the vote Monday, three tied for fifth place, so the School Board decided the final pool will be seven. They are: Luis Solano, deputy... Read More

TODAY, Monday, May 22 – Parent University – FAST Testing and the 2023 Summer Experience

Monday, May 22, 2023As we near the end of the 2022/23 school year and summer approaches, Broward County Public Schools staff and the Parent and Community Involvement Task Force are presenting Parent University – FAST Testing and the 2023 Summer Experience. ... Read More

Audit: Add secrecy language to Broward schools exit agreements

An audit firm was unable to determine whether the Broward School District violated state law by paying large exit packages to three former administrators but did have advice for the district: Keep employees quiet about these agreements in the future. The recommendation that the district consider non-disclosure language for separation contracts came from S. Davis and Associates, a Hollywood auditing firm, after reviewing payouts to three administrators who were forced out after being named in... Read More

Here are the winners of the Sun Sentinel’s annual high school journalism contest

For nearly 30 years, the South Florida Sun Sentinel has honored the best high school journalists. Students from 11 schools in Broward and Palm Beach counties entered the annual contest with material published in the 2022-2023 school year. Congratulations to the young journalists of tomorrow. News Writing First Place: Alex Dobreva of the Sword & Shield at South Plantation High School for “Human Trafficking … THE ultimate identity theft.” Second Place: Lauren Albano of the Torch at... Read More