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Palm Beach County School Board

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Top Palm Beach County School Board Articles

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  • PB School Board race has 3 incumbents, 8 new candidates

    Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends. Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
  • F-rated Boynton Beach charter school closed

    F-rated Boynton Beach charter school closed
    A long-running Boynton Beach charter school was shut down Wednesday because it received its second failing grade from the state. The Palm Beach County School Board voted Wednesday to terminate its contract with Charter School of Boynton Beach, a K-9...
  • Student Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach: Leave guns and drugs at home

    You don't need a cape or superpowers to fight crime — just a phone and some gumption. In 1994, seven years after being assigned to the Crime Stoppers unit of Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Sgt. Jim DeFago started the first Student program...
  • PB School Board gives first OK to budget, tax rate

    PB School Board gives first OK to budget, tax rate
    Palm Beach County property owners will likely have to pay more in taxes next year to support a cash-strapped school district. The Palm Beach County School Board tentatively approved its $2.4 billion budget and tax rate Wednesday, with final approval...
  • Four file for open PB School Board seat

    Every Palm Beach County School Board member up for re-election this year will face challengers. But the most hotly contested race will be in District 4 — incumbent board member Jennifer Prior Brown will not run, leaving four candidates vying for...
  • PB School Board agrees to pay $13,000 in legal fees for fellow board member

    The Palm Beach County School Board Wednesday agreed to pay board member Jennifer Prior Brown more than $13,000 in legal fees for two ethics complaints filed against her. The Florida Ethics Commission in March dismissed the complaints, made by former...
  • Chuck Shaw, chairman, Palm Beach County School Board

    Chuck Shaw, chairman, Palm Beach County School Board
    Last week: What a story of determination, courage and a spirit to never give up! Diana Nyad gave us all something to shed a tear for. She showed us that with teamwork, courage and determination, we can achieve our goals. She taught us all to try and try...
  • About Chuck Shaw

    About Chuck Shaw
    Chuck Shaw was born in Martinsburg West Virginia and moved to South Florida when he was 5 years old.  Educated in Palm Beach County, Chuck attended Palmetto, South Olive, Palm Springs and Meadow Park Elementary Schools.  He graduated from Forest Hill High...
  • About Brian Crowley

    About Brian Crowley
    Brian E. Crowley is a principal with ImMEDIAcy Public Relations, Inc., and leads the political analysis, public policy, and crisis media aspects of the firm. Crowley spent more than two decades as one of Florida's leading political writers covering...
  • PB School Board debates extracurricular activities for students

    The Palm Beach County School Board discussed Wednesday whether to allow students to participate in extracurricular activities at schools they do not attend. The new policy adjustment, approved on first reading, proposes banning the practice. But...
  • Community rejects change in school policing, moving all-male academy

    Dozens of community members poured into the Palm Beach County School Board meeting Wednesday in opposition to having the Sheriff's Office take over school policing duties.  The School Board agreed to ask the Sheriff's Officer to make a presentation...
  • Two Democrats with Palm Beach County ties join state gay rights group???s board.

     
    State Sen. Dave Aronberg, D-Greenacres, and political consultant Eric Johnson, are joining the board of the state gay rights group Florida Together. Aronberg, who is straight, said his presence will bring an element of diversity to the organization???s...