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BCPS Superintendent Provides Initial Update on Final Report of The Twentieth Statewide Grand Jury

BCPS Superintendent Provides Initial Update on
Final Report of The Twentieth Statewide Grand Jury

During the Regular School Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright provided Broward County School Board Members and the community an initial update on the findings outlined in the recently released Twentieth Statewide Grand Jury Report as well as actions that have taken place to address subsequent correspondence from the Florida Department of Education.

“The actions I have taken since joining the District – and continue to take – reflect my commitment to ensuring we provide the safest learning environments for our students and staff along with maintaining our focus on providing high-quality educational opportunities for all students,” said Superintendent Dr. Cartwright.  “I commend the tireless work and dedication of our employees in helping our District address these important concerns.”

The Superintendent’s updates include:

    • School District organizational changes
    • Changes and oversight of the SMART Bond Program
    • Safety and security Improvements and enhancements
    • Changes to the PROMISE Program            

View the Superintendents presentation to the School Board through this link:

Superintendent Cartwright GJ_FLDOE Letter Update.mp4

View the PowerPoint presentation.





“Educating all students to reach their highest potential.” 

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962, serving more than 256,000 students and approximately 110,000 adult learners in 240 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 90 charter schools. BCPS supports a diverse student population representing 170 different countries and speaking 147 languages. To connect with BCPS, visit, follow us on Twitter @browardschools, on Facebook at, and download the free BCPS mobile app.