BCPS in the News

Superintendent’s First Day of School News Conference Monday, August 19 at 3:30 p.m.

Monday, August 19, 2013
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 activities.

The news conference will take place today (Monday, August 19) 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 at (www.browardschools.com).

Superintendent Runcie’s first day of school began this morning at the Central West Transportation Bus Terminal in Davie, where he met school bus drivers for the official kick off the new school year. He left the terminal on board a bus to join students headed to Silver Lakes Elementary School in Miramar. The Superintendent continues a busy schedule of school visits across the county, including a stop to have lunch with students at Bennett Elementary School in Fort Lauderdale.

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States, the second largest in the state of Florida and the largest fully accredited K-12 and adult school district in the nation.  BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 232 schools and education centers and 83 charter schools. For more information about BCPS, visit (www.browardschools.com). Follow BCPS on Twitter (@Browardschools). Find us on Facebook at (www.facebook.com/browardschools).Find out "What's Happening" in BCPS at (www.browardschools.com/happenings).