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[Campus Reporter]: Google Tests Their AR at Woodlands MS

Tech giant Google visited the Woodlands Middle School campus in an effort to collect more feedback on their new Augmented Reality (AR) technology, currently under development as Google Expeditions. Some students on the campus had an amazing opportunity to give their feedback on the program. Students in the Medical program had a chance to see…

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District Organizes Second Haitian Citizens Academy

The School District of Palm Beach County will host its second Haitian Citizens Academy on Tuesday, February 6, as part of its efforts to acquaint community leaders with all aspects of the District’s operations. The Citizens Academy will cover several topics that will provide in-depth knowledge about the District and the schools’ communications functions and…

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“Teach the Flu a Lesson” with These Prevention Tips

Stock image with sign that says Flu Season Ahead

While there is no indication of an increase in flu activity in any Palm Beach County school, it is still important to take precautions to stay healthy and practice proper measures to prevent acquiring and spreading the illness during the flu season. The Palm Beach County Health Department works directly with District schools to educate…

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District Recognizes Celebrate Literacy Week, January 22-26

Four children outdoors reading a book

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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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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District’s Graduation Rate Once Again Exceeds State, Large School Districts

The graduation rate for District-operated schools for the 2016-2017 school year is 90 percent.

The School District of Palm Beach County’s graduation rate for the 2016-2017 school year reached a historic high mark, ranking first among Florida’s large, urban school districts and exceeding the state’s graduation rate for the Class of 2017, according to figures released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education. The graduation rate for District-operated schools…

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K-12 Science Programs Being Recommended for the 2018-2019 School Year

The Instructional Materials Department is announcing the K-12 Science Programs being recommended for District adoption.   Student Editions from all companies being recommended for adoption are available for public to review in print at our School District support center. The School District understands that community input is vital to the success of choosing the best possible…

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