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School District, City and Chamber Officials Work Together for Comprehensive Solutions to Increase School Capacity in Boca Raton

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School District of Palm Beach County, City of Boca Raton and Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce officials met recently to discuss the good news and challenges about growth in the greater Boca Raton Community. The good news is more families are choosing the City as their home – a good problem to have in…

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District Recognizes Celebrate Literacy Week, January 22-26

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The Just Read, Florida! Office and the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), in partnership with other FDOE offices, school districts, state organizations and agencies, are joining forces for the 10th annual statewide Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, scheduled for the week of January 22-26. Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! is an annual event during which students, teachers,…

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Want to be Debt Free After College? Get Some Tips at Upcoming Workshop

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High school juniors, seniors, and their parents are encouraged to attend a valuable workshop on January 23, where information will be available on financial aid and scholarships to help make college affordable and hopefully debt free. Information will also be available about Palm Beach State College’s programs, dual enrollment, and admissions. WHAT: Debt Free College…

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Here are Six Reasons Why You Khan, and You Should

A recent partnership between the online tutorial site Khan Academy and College Board has yielded some substantial early results. A recent national study of 250,000 students who used the program for 20 hours showed a 115 point increase between their initial PSAT and their official SAT scores, leaving College Board to say that they “believe…

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[VIDEO]: See My Success – Royal Palm Beach High School Student Beats Cancer, Pursues Dream of Becoming a Doctor

Royal Palm Beach High School students learn bedside manner in the school's medical academy.

For Kristina Michel of Royal Palm Beach Community High School, being a student in the school’s medical academy carries an extra special meaning. Diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 3, Kristina underwent surgery to remove her right eye. As she must continuously undergo check-ups to ensure the cancer doesn’t return in her other eye,…

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