| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Computer problems that prevented some students from taking the FCAT Tuesday appear to be solved in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Both districts said testing went smoothly Wednesday with no issues reported. A problem with the testing software Tuesday...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Two suspects accused of attacking a West Palm Beach elementary school bus driver when he didn't let children off fast enough were arrested Saturday, according to a Palm Beach County School District Police arrest report.
School district police...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Smokers may soon have to keep their butts away from Broward County schools.
The School Board gave initial approval Tuesday to a policy that prevents tobacco products on any school district property, even outdoors or while parked inside a car. That...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It’s not like Passover snuck up on the Palm Beach County School District. It’s been on the calendar a long time. A REAL long time.
But the School District saw fit to schedule the always-pressurized FCAT exam on Wednesday, which...
| Apr 15, 2014
It really wouldn't have taken that much planning by the Palm Beach County School District.
One look at the calendar months ago would have told them the Jewish holiday of Passover was occurring this week, which means it was not a good week to schedule the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Some public-school parents are bracing for a conflict on Tuesday night: Their second-night Passover Seder will keep their kids up late the night before FCAT exams.
Social media have been abuzz with Jewish parents criticizing the Palm Beach County School...
| Apr 10, 2014
School and economic leaders are partnering in Palm Beach County in an effort to land expanding or relocating businesses.
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County announced an initiative Wednesday between the agency and public, private and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Despite a 70-year span separating them, two generations, one young, the other old, came together on April 2 to hug, cry, and honor six million Holocaust victims.
More than 200 people from the Palm Beach County community, including several Holocaust...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Maureen Carter, Palm Beach County School District's K-12 Holocaust Studies Program Planner, received the 2014 Educator of the Year Award from the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center at its 34th Annual Meeting.
The award was given by Rositta...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Last week: We learn this week that exports are down with some of South Florida's top trading partners in Latin America and the Caribbean. Yet there is an enormous opportunity for trade and development in Cuba that we continue to ignore because it is...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:53 AM
It's summer! School's out!
And it looks like this 48-year-old school principal was seeking some hot summer fun.
Tracy Wayne Shealy, an assistant principal at Royal Palm Beach Community High School, is accused of offering a hooker $20 for some...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The Palm Beach County School District has managed to balance its capital budget for next year and are no longer facing a $60 million shortfall.
On Wednesday budget officials said the growth of property values, the sale of the Burt Reynold ranch and...