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The Countdown is On: Back to School Website Launches

School begins on Monday, August 13, and now is the time to begin preparations for the return to the classroom. The School District of Palm Beach County has created a Back to School website with everything families need to get ready to return to District schools. PalmBeachSchools.org/BacktoSchool is a one-stop-shop with information on finding your…

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School District of Palm Beach County Earns an A; Rated Highest Among Other Large Urban Districts

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The School District of Palm Beach County is an A-rated district, and has the highest number of District-operated “A” schools when compared with other large urban school districts. According to preliminary school grades released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education, the District ranks highest in Florida on total number of points earned when compared…

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FAU Recognizes School District as its Employer of the Year

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The School District of Palm Beach County’s partnership with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) extends far beyond the classroom and lecture hall, and because of that, the FAU Division of Student Affairs has recognized the District as its 2017-2018 Employer of the Year. According to the University, the distinction is awarded to an employer partner that…

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State Releases 2018 FSA Results for Math, English Language Arts, End-of-Course Exams

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Students in the School District of Palm Beach County continued to outperform their peers statewide on Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) tests across many key indicators, according to data released late Thursday by the Florida Department of Education. One highlight, based on an early review of the data: District students outperformed the state and other large,…

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Important Traffic Safety Tips for the Community

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Now that the school year has come to a close, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) of Palm Beach County reminds motorists and students to take extra traffic safety precautions during summer break. During the summer, children are at increased risk of transportation-related injuries from pedestrian, bicycle, and…

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