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[Video]: Hardworking District Officers Recognized at Palm Beach County School District Police Department Annual Award Ceremony

Hardworking District Officers Recognized at Palm Beach County School District Police Department

Unlike other police forces, the School District Police are tasked with more than just protecting students each day. They are expected to create bonds with the children, a key factor in keeping schools safe. This interaction fosters a healthy relationship and builds trust and respect between the student and the school police officer. This is…

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Don’t Wait to Vaccinate, Immunizations Needed for School

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Students entering Kindergarten, 7th grade or registering for school in Palm Beach County for the first time must receive vaccinations and provide a Florida Certification of Immunization (DH 680 form) to the school upon registration. Vaccinations for students entering Kindergarten (K) or any grade as a new student in the county: • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP) –…

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District Teacher is State Finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Karina Moran, an Accelerated Mathematics Teacher at Manatee Elementary School in Lake Worth, is one of just three teachers in Florida to be recognized as a state finalist for the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Moran will be in the running for $10,000 from the National Science Foundation, and…

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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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Woodlands Middle School Receives State Award for Mentoring Program

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The Mustang Mentor Program at Woodlands Middle School has been honored with a Community Involvement Award from the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE). The award “recognizes exemplary school practices that focus on increasing family involvement, welcoming families into the local school system, providing effective communication, supporting student success, and promoting collaboration with the community,” according…

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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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