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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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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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Board Member Whitfield Honored for Support of LGBTQ Community

School Board member Erica Whitfield was honored last month as the 2018 recipient of the Compass Leadership Award. Compass, an organization that promotes awareness for the LGBT community, gives the award to recognize the achievements of elected and appointed officials who display the highest level of commitment and long-established record of leadership in social justice…

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Applications Being Accepted for Five School District Magnet Programs

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Registration is still open to attend one of five School District of Palm Beach County schools with special programs funded by a three-year, $11.6 million Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five magnet schools include two International Baccalaureate (I.B.) elementary schools, one I.B. middle school, one established I.B.…

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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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