News Conferences

  • Superintendent Robert W. Runcie is joined by School Board members to discuss the District’s first day of the 2019/20 school year at the first day of school news conference.





  • District’s first day of the 2019/20

    Superintendent Robert W. Runcie is joined by School Board members to discuss the District’s first day of the 2019/20 school year at the first day of school news conference.

  • BCPS Media Briefing to Provide Update on Partnership with SaferWatch

     

    BCPS provides an update on the partnership with SaferWatch, which allows the District to receive reports of suspicious activity in real time. School Board members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and District leadership shared information on the partnership as part of the District’s focus on school safety and ensuring families and community members have as many options as possible for reporting concerns. 

     

  • BCPS and BTU Hold Joint News Conference Regarding Important Update on Contract Negotiations

    BCPS and BTU Hold Joint News Conference Regarding Important Update on Contract Negotiations
 

    BCPS and BTU Hold Joint News Conference Regarding Important Update on Contract Negotiations

     

  • BCPS Holds News Conference Regarding Healing and Recovery at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Community

    BCPS Holds News Conference Regarding Healing and Recovery at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Community 

    BCPS Holds News Conference Regarding Healing and Recovery at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Community

    Superintendent Runcie provided an update on support being provided for students and teachers at MSD after the recent suicides. Dr. David Schonfeld, Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, will discuss healing and recovery at MSD.

     

  • Chief of Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness Brian Katz

    Chief of Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness Brian Katz 

    Chief of Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness Brian Katz

    Superintendent Robert W. Runcie introduces the District’s new Chief of Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness Brian Katz.

  • BCPS Provides Progress Report on Recommendations in MSD Public Safety Commission Initial Report

    BCPS Provides Progress Report on MSD Commission's Recommendations

  • Media Briefing With Superintendent Robert W. Runcie Regarding Recent Social Media Threats

     
     

    Media Briefing With Superintendent Robert W. Runcie Regarding Recent Social Media Threats

    At a media briefing, Superintendent Runcie responds to media regarding social media threats.

  • News conference regarding approval of Secure the Next Generation ½ Mill Referendum

    News conference regarding approval of Secure the Next Generation ½ Mill Referendum

    News conference regarding approval of Secure the Next Generation ½ Mill Referendum

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018, Broward County School Board members, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and the Broward Teachers Union held a news conference to thank the Broward community for its support of the Secure the Next Generation Referendum.
     
    The funds generated from the referendum will be available to the District beginning in the 2019/20 school year, and will provide increased compensation for teachers and school-related staff, additional school security staff at schools and essential programs for students, such as guidance counselors and behavior specialists. 

  • Superintendent Robert W. Runcie is joined by School Board members to discuss the District’s first day of the 2018/19 school year at the first day of school news conference.

    First day of school news conference

    Superintendent Robert W. Runcie is joined by School Board members to discuss the District’s first day of the 2018/19 school year at the first day of school news conference.

  • Watch the First Day Back to School Wrap-up Video

    First Day Back to School Video

    Watch the First Day Back to School Wrap-up Video

  • School Board and Superintendent Thank Staff and Community Partners for Successful Reopening of Schools

    School Board and Superintendent Thank Staff and Community Partners for Successful Reopening of Schools

    During a news conference on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, School Board members and Superintendent Robert W. Runcie thanked Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) staff and all those in the community who helped to make the reopening of schools on Monday, September 18, as smooth as possible. Superintendent Runcie also provided details regarding school operations following the storm.

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