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BCPS to Serve as a National Model to Help Bring Computer Science to More Students Across the Country
Monday, November 30, 2020
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) computer science initiative will serve as a national model for broadening participation in computer science in schools. Over the next four years, BCPS will participate in three Computer Science for All grants, which were recently awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The three grants focus on increasing
 
Atlantic, McFatter & Sheridan Technical College students outperform their State counterparts for the 5th Consecutive Year
Monday, November 30, 2020
Atlantic, McFatter & Sheridan Technical College students outperform their State counterparts for the 5th Consecutive Year! For the 5th consecutive year, the Broward Technical Colleges: Atlantic Technical College, McFatter Technical College and Sheridan Technical College are No. 1 in the state – earning the highest number of industry
 
Broward County School Board Elects New Chair, Vice Chair 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
New and Re-elected Board Members Sworn In On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, The School Board of Broward County, Florida elected Dr. Rosalind Osgood, District 5 as Chair and Laurie Rich Levinson, District 6 as Vice Chair. The nominations and election took place during the School Board’s annual Organizational Meeting. Chair Dr. Osgood has served on the
 
BCPS Launches Happiness Pilot Program in Support of Mindfulness Initiative
Monday, November 16, 2020
As part of Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) strategic goal of providing safe and supportive learning environments for students, the District is implementing a new program that utilizes the research-backed science of positive psychology to teach children happiness skills as part of the class curriculum. The Happier School Program, by the Happiness
 
BCPS Launches Confidential T.A.L.K. App to Help Students Connect to a Mental Health Professional or to Report Abuse
Friday, October 30, 2020
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) remains committed to providing mental health services and support to students and families. As part of the BCPS campaign T.A.L.K., which stands for Tell Another. Listening is Key., the District has launched the T.A.L.K. App, which provides K–12 students with a confidential online form to request to speak to a
 
Superintendent Welcomes Students to School Campuses During First Day of Face-to-Face eLearning  
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Nearly seven months after Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) was forced to close schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the District begins its phased reopening for face-to-face eLearning by welcoming almost 20,000 students – from pre-K to second grade and exceptional student education from all grade levels – onto school campuses. As outlined
 
GET THERE - Florida's Workforce Education Initiative Unveiled
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Capitalizing on the Rapid Credentialing grants and the great work already happening in across our system, the Florida Department of Education’s workforce education initiative, Get There, was just unveiled at the State Board meeting. Over the past several months, education leaders have identified an opportunity to raise awareness and rebrand Career
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Get There Florida Workforce Education Initiative
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Tallahassee, Fla. -- Today, in celebration of Workforce Development Month, Governor Ron DeSantis, and the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) announced the launch of Get There Florida, a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs. Available at GetThereFL.com, the
 
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