Superintendent Robert W. Runcie

"The battle for quality education is the social justice cause of our time. If you believe that every child has the right to a quality education, then there is no more important work than providing the right leadership to dramatically transform public education in this country." 
                                                                                                          - Superintendent Robert W. Runcie
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Message from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie

October 24, 2014

With the school year off to a great start, Broward County Public Schools is wrapping up its annual Conversation with the District, which is a series of town hall-style meetings aimed at gaining input and feedback from parents, students and community members.  
Among the topics of discussion has been the upcoming $800 million General Obligation Bond Referendum and SMART initiative that will be on the November 4th ballot. The District’s SMART initiative focuses on Safety, Music & Art, Athletics, Renovation and Technology. At a recent Conversation with the District meeting, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie was asked how the bond, which would provide capital funds, will benefit music, arts and athletics. In case you weren't able to attend, listen in to his recorded response:

Message from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie

August 18, 2014

In this podcast Superintendent Robert W. Runcie discusses The SMART Capital Program Needs Assessment Reports. These individual school-level reports are the result of a comprehensive District-wide Needs Assessment, which provide an objective, data-driven overview of the District, as well as a strategic planning tool for prioritizing facility needs.  
To view the Needs Assessment Facility Reports, Click Here and to learn more about the SMART initiative and watch informational videos, Click Here.



Robert W. Runcie


Robert W. Runcie
Superintendent of Schools
600 SE Third Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

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