BCPS & Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance Partner to Promote Technology Industry, Education & Careers

Monday, October 17, 2016The technology sector is big business in South Florida – and Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) and the county’s economic development organization, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance (Alliance), are teaming up to create an even brighter future for this industry and local students. ... Read More

2nd Annual Debate Initiative Luncheon on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016The Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Debate Initiative is holding its second annual Debate Luncheon, which highlights the initiative with a special focus on how businesses can get involved with students and the BCPS debate program. This year, debate students will demonstrate their skills and knowledge with the following public forum topic: Resolved: In the United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students. ... Read More

BCPS Awarded $53.8 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Education

Tuesday, October 18, 2016Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is honored to be the only school district in Florida – and the only large urban District in the nation – to receive a new Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant funding totals $53,808,909, and will be paid over five years. BCPS was selected for the competitive grant from applications from school districts across the country. ... Read More

BCPS Magnet Programs Collaborate with Local Colleges and Universities for Fourth Annual “Block Party

Monday, October 17, 2016More than 20 BCPS magnet programs will participate in the “Block Party for Education,” which helps students and families learn about the various programs within BCPS magnet schools, with interactive exhibits and displays. In an effort to align BCPS magnet program to colleges and universities with similar focuses, attendees can find magnet schools and colleges paired side by side. There will also be dance and musical- performances by BCPS students. ... Read More

Monarch High School Principal James Neer Selected as 2016 Florida Principal Leadership Award Honoree

Wednesday, October 19, 2016James Neer, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Principal of Monarch High School in Coconut Creek, Florida, is one of nine honorees from across the state for the 2016 Principal Leadership Awards by Florida TaxWatch, which recognizes top performing principals who exceed expected learning gains in high-risk schools. Recognition is based on analysis of student achievement gains in reading and mathematics in schools that have high percentages of students with... Read More

More than 500 BCPS Science Students Will View Documentary and Discuss Film with Virology Researchers

Monday, October 24, 2016More than 500 BCPS biology, biotechnology, and anatomy and physiology students will view the documentary film, Spillover – Zika, Ebola & Beyond, and engage in discussion with virology researchers and the filmmaker. ... Read More