| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Good morning, parents. Welcome to another exciting school year at the Common Sense Academy.
My name is Mr. Mayo, and I'll be your instructor for today's parental orientation session, "What You Should Know and What Not to Do for 2014-2015."
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Palm Beach County public schools this year, including GPS-equipped buses, charter schools and extended hours.
An an estimated 183,000 students return...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Opt Out Orlando, a group that opposes standardized testing, is holding a webinar this weekend to provide step-by-step instructions for parents who don't want their children tested.
"If they go to their district or school, they will be told no, you can't...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:38 PM
District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects
It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:49 PM
A month ago, Florida educators unveiled sample questions for the high-stakes, FCAT replacement test and asked teachers and parents to let them know what they thought.
So far, the response has been underwhelming.
Fewer than 30 people have shared...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Veterans and voting
It is a shame to see things our American veterans fought for, gave their lives for and suffered lifelong injuries for being taken away from them. They fought for the American dreams and freedoms of all Americans, regardless of race...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:08 PM
El año escolar arranca el 18 de agosto dándole la bienvenida a los estudiantes de todo el sur de Florida con algunas novedades que benefician el bolsillo y otras que son importantes para competir en el mercado global.
Tanto el condado de Broward, como...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:58 PM
School's back for nearly 65,000 Seminole County students starting Monday, and 350,000 more kids in Orange, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties will head to the classroom in a week.
Here is a look at some of what's new for the 2014-15 academic year in...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Queridos padres y estudiantes:
Al tiempo que nos acercamos al fin del verano, nos preparamos para otro año escolar. Acabo de regresar de dejar a mis hijas en la universidad. La menor dejó el nido. El tiempo pasa muy rápido, pero recuerdo el primer día...
| Aug 15, 2014
District 3: Karen Brill most qualified
Many Palm Beach County School Board members make an effort to be in touch with parents, teachers and political, business and civic organizations. None is more plugged in to her district than Karen Brill. The Sun...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Rees PB Search 2014 Florida school grades at SunSentinel.com/schoolgrades
School grades brought good news and bad news for Palm Beach County, with more schools receiving A's, but also more getting slapped with D's and F's.
The grades can affect home...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Students at 27 Palm Beach County elementary schools will be spending an extra hour in school each day, whether their parents like the idea or not.
The schools — mostly in the eastern part of the county and in the Glades — are on the state'...