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Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is proud to host the second National Summit for Principal Supervisors at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 17- 19, 2017.
 
BCPS middle and high school student performers will take center stage in solo and ensemble dance, music and theater performances.  A highlight of the evening will be when 30 seniors from 15 Broward County schools receive 2017 Arts for the Future Scholarships to continue their studies in the visual, performing and technical arts at colleges, universities and educational training institutions.
 
Students from Bethune Elementary School, Lake Forest Elementary School and Walker Elementary School will meet with their Turnaround Arts (TA) artists, opera singer Carla Dirlikov Canales, Tony award-winning actor John Lloyd Young, and American Idol Finalist Pia Toscano as they tour their respective TA schools.
 
MEDIA BRIEFING
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie responds to recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education.
 
Statement from Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie regarding recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education
 
Congratulations to the six finalists announced by Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) for the 2017 School-Related/District Employee of the Year. This award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to BCPS and its students.
 
The BCPS Head Start/Early Head Start program serves three- and four-year-old children, and offers a full school day of educational enrichment activities with research proven curriculum focusing on the development of the whole child. In addition, Head Start and Early Head Start services include dental, health, nutrition, mental health and family support. The Early Head Start program also provides services to pregnant women, infants and toddlers.

 
Recently, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie presented the 2017/18 Final School Boundary Recommendations, which are now available on the District’s website (http://bit.ly/2kchLiJ). The recommendations are based on community input, School Board input, staff review of boundary considerations, and a review of additional information following the January 24, 2017, School Board workshop.
 
The 2017 Community Involvement Awards – “Catch the Spirit,” celebrates and honors individuals, businesses and organizations who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to BCPS students, families and community.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has been awarded Districtwide (or ‘full’) accreditation for five more years from AdvancEd, the non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of schools and school systems (pre-K – 12th grade).
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is pleased to announce six exemplary teachers as finalists for Teacher of the Year.
 
The Next Gen Engage town hall series provides an opportunity for students to share their experiences, thoughts and ideas about what happens in their schools and classrooms.
 
Families and the community are invited to pack a lunch, bring decorated blankets and baskets, and enjoy performances by students from local schools, who will share messages of kindness, compassion and forgiveness.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is reminding parents and guardians that the deadline to submit a School Choice application for the 2017/18 school year is Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
 
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official economic development partnership, is collaborating with Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) on a new career fair, the Claim Your Future Showcase.
 
Students and parents from Lake Forest Elementary School will hear about the importance of math and science during an Educating Students and Parents Night (ESPN).
 
More than 400 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students wrote haiku entries for the 2016 Tomodachi Haiku Contest.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is proud to present the 2017 Superintendent’s Advanced Placement Studio Art Exhibition and All County Honors Music Concerts showcasing outstanding student talent.
 
BCPS students and students from around the world will participate in a Chinese Cultural Awareness Day including performances by students, exhibits and samples of authentic Chinese foods.
 
The School Board of Broward County, Florida, demonstrated its ongoing commitment to providing fair and equitable distribution of procurement and contracting opportunities to Broward County’s diverse business community by adopting a new Supplier Diversity Outreach Program Policy 3330.
 
Today’s kick off event took place at Fort Lauderdale High School. Joining First Lady Scott were Florida K-12 Public Schools Chancellor Hershel Lyons; Just Read, Florida! Executive Director Richard Myhre; New York Times best selling author Brad Meltzer; School Board Member Heather Brinkworth and Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie.
 
Broward County Public Schools hosts First Lady Ann Scott Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Kick Off. 
 
Pompano Beach High School hosts its third annual International Summit, January 21 – 27, 2017. More than 80 educators and students from eight countries including Brazil, China, Egypt, France, Haiti, Ireland, Poland and Switzerland will participate in the summit.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) continues to partner with Broward College to help students and families complete the FAFSA, through a series of free workshops.
 
The Next Gen Engage town hall meeting, scheduled to take place at Plantation High School on Thursday, January 19, 2017, has been postponed until further notice.
 
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