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Superintendent's Corner

"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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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Across our community, our hearts remain with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and all of those impacted by the February 14, 2018, tragedy. Over the past several weeks, we have received many inquiries regarding the District’s efforts to fortify school campuses and enhance safety protocols. . Read more from Superintendent Runcie





Following the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie shares some of the proactive steps our District is taking to regarding student-led protests and walkouts, as we continue to mourn the victims of this unspeakable tragedy and work collectively to support each other. Read more from Superintendent Runcie. 

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Superintendent Robert W. Runcie Recommends Independent Review Regarding Nikolas Cruz

During the Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Broward County School Board meeting, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie recommended a comprehensive, independent review of Nikolas Cruz educational record and the academic, social and emotional services Cruz received. Read full statement from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie.

A Message from Superintendent Robert w. Runcie

“Today is a heartbreaking day across our community. We are all hurting for the victims, families and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Community.

While Marjory Stoneman Douglas remains closed for the rest of this week, all other schools across our District are open, with increased law enforcement presence on all campuses.” 
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Letter from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Reflecting on the District’s Progress and Accomplishments Over the Past Six Years
Whether you are a student, parent, District employee or community member, now more than ever it is important that we all work together to defend and support our public schools. I am extremely proud of the work we are doing across Broward County Public Schools to support our students. Superintendent reflects on progress and accomplishments over the past six years. 



Op Ed Letter From Superintendent Robert W. Runcie: Legislature’s Education Bill (HB 7069) Needs a Rewrite and Veto  





Simply put, the legislature’s education bill (HB 7069) is yet another example of an education bill that does not prioritize public education. It’s time for a rewrite of the recent legislative session. Our students remain our highest priority – and they deserve better. Read more and find out how you can help.

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