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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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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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K-12 Mathematics Instructional Material Reviews

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Instructional Materials Adoption Committees will be reviewing materials for K-12 Mathematics Courses this summer. Committee members will review submitted materials from Publishing Companies and make recommendations for the top programs in each course to be considered for further review for a District adoption. Final recommendations for District adoption will go to the School Board for…

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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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