Hundreds Attend BCPS Ed Talk 2018/19 Community Forum
Published Friday, December 28, 2018

Today, Saturday, December 1, 2018, hundreds gathered from across the community to attend Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) seventh annual Ed Talk, which took place at Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines.

Students, parents, teachers, school and District staff, business leaders, elected officials, and community members joined School Board members and BCPS Superintendent Robert W. Runcie for discussions and important  topics, including the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School commemoration planning, safety and security updates, District recovery and mental health, and the District’s Strategic Plan focus on college and career readiness.

“As we approach the one-year mark of what has been a heartbreaking year, we continue to focus on building strength as a community and finding ways to heal together,” said Superintendent Runcie. “We must work together to support our students, both academically and through social-emotional connections, to ensure they have the resources necessary to be successful in school and throughout their lives. It was wonderful to see such a diverse group of people come together today during Ed Talk, to share their experiences and feedback with us.”

For more information on Ed Talk, visit


ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS - “Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.”:  Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth-largest school district in the nation and the second-largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has more than 271,500 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 234 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 88 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. Connect with BCPS: visit the website at, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at, and download the free BCPS mobile app.

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