SP Increase Reading on Grade Level by 3rd Grade

Students Challenged to Become Global Citizens at Palmetto ES

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Palmetto Elementary School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)-focused International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme offers students a rigorous program of learning through collaborative, transdisciplinary and project-based curricula that fosters lifelong learners with a global mindset utilizing inquiry, knowledge and compassion. “Our motto is ‘One World, Many Stories’ and we strive to provide all students…

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[Video]: Tips to Help Make Homework a Success

Homework Tips

Regardless of the grade, homework is a reality for students. But with useful strategies, homework is an effective learning tool that doesn’t have to be stressful for parents or children. Setting time aside to study in an electronics-free place, providing direction and instruction without giving the answers, communicating with your child and teachers and being…

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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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School’s Out But Education Continues with Summer Learning and Reading

Summer Learning 2018

The School District of Palm Beach County’s Summer Learning Inspirations program gives K-12 students the opportunity to engage in fun reading and learning during the summer, helping to prepare them for school in the fall. It also helps them maintain the progress they made during the school year. The Summer Learning website for students and…

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District’s Third Graders Improve Scores on Florida Standards Assessment for English Language Arts

Third graders in Palm Beach County showed an improvement on the English Language Arts (ELA) portion of the Florida Standards Assessment taken during the spring at School District of Palm Beach County-operated schools, according to results released late Thursday by the Florida Department of Education. Approximately 56 percent of third graders in the District earned…

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[Video]: Free Summer Book Distribution Kicks Off at Forest Hill Elementary

Every child in elementary school in Palm Beach County will receive a free book this month courtesy of the “Happily Ever After Begins with Reading” campaign of Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County. The book distribution is designed to encourage summer reading, with students receiving some of the most popular titles in children’s literature…

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[Gallery]: Schools Celebrating National School Library Month

April is National School Library Month, a time to celebrate what is often the heart of the school; a place where history is tucked between the pages and imagination is sparked with great stories. Schools across the District are recognizing the month with guest speakers and assemblies. Berkshire Elementary School held storytimes April 2-6 for…

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