BCPS in the News

Superintendent’s First Day of School News Conference Monday, August 18, at 3:30 p.m.

Monday, August 18, 2014
Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie concludes a very busy first day of school visits welcoming parents, students, teachers and staff back to school, with a news conference to discuss opening day events.

The news conference will take place today (Monday, August 18) at 3:30 p.m. at the Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center (Board Room), 600 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale.  The news conference will also be streamed live on the District’s website at browardschools.com.

Superintendent Runcie’s first day of school began at the North Area Transportation Bus Terminal in Pompano Beach, where he met school bus drivers for the official kick off of the new school year. He left the terminal on board a bus to join students arriving at Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs. The Superintendent continues a busy schedule of school visits across the county, including a stop to have lunch with students at Pembroke Lakes Elementary School in Pembroke Pines, and a visit to the District’s newest high school, Sheridan Technical High School, in Fort Lauderdale.

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 229 schools and education centers and 94 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 135 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit (browardschools.com), follow us on Twitter (@Browardschools) and like us on Facebook @ (facebook.com/browardschools)