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"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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School Choice Application Window and Federal Student Aid

December 9, 2016

Broward County Public Schools is proud to offer high-quality educational programs at each of our schools, and works hard to meet the needs of all of our students. In December, families have the opportunity to explore some of their school choice options, should their student have an interest in a specialized academic program, not offered at their home school.

The Superintendent explains why this might be an option, for some families. The Superintendent also shares important information about the Federal Free Application for Federal Student Aid – also known as FAFSA, and how not completing this form could mean losing out on free money for college.

School Choice - Explore Your Options
FAFSA Information - BCPS
FAFSA Information - Federal


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100 Years and Beyond - Superintendent End of the Year Message

The 100th Anniversary celebration focuses on Broward County Public Schools rich tradition of cultural diversity and educational excellence, as well as the value and dedication of those who guide the education of our students.  


2015 Holiday Message From Superintendent Robert Runcie

Superintendent Robert W. Runcie wishes Broward County School employees a Happy Holiday.

Superintendent Robert Runcie Invited to Participate in a White House Panel Focused on Rethinking School Discipline

Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie participated in a panel discussion called Rethink School Discipline, Focused on helping school districts create positive school climates and implement effective discipline practices.

Back to School Message for Students and Families

Superintendent Robert W. Runcie welcomes families to the 2015/16 school year. Watch the Superintendent's video message.

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Superintendent Robert W. Runcie reflects on the District’s progress and accomplishments over the past five years.  View the Letter from the Superintendent. 

Letter to the BCPS Community Regarding This Weekend’s Tragic Event in Orlando

This weekend’s horrific act of violence in Orlando left me, like most of you, shaken to the core. As a result, I re-affirmed my commitment to drive out hate and bigotry through education, social consciousness, and the teaching of compassion and respect for others, regardless of one’s race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.
As members of a learning organization, we each play an integral role in shaping the community consciousness, both present and future. We must not be passive bystanders of acts of hate, injustice and bias of any kind, but position ourselves as thought leaders in calling out and defining what is right.

Read the entire letter from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie


Superintendent's End of Year Message

Superintendent End of Year Message 2015/16

The Superintendent reflects on an incredible Centennial year and shares highlights of what’s to come in his End of Year Message. Read more.


$175,000 Grant Expands District's Family Literacy Programs

Hear Superintendent Robert W. Runcie talk about the importance of the Toyota Family Learning Program and how it benefits students, schools and communities.
Learn more about the District’s partnership with Toyota and the National Center for Families Learning



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