| Aug 24, 2009
| 9:02 AM
Swine flu worries and staffing shortages did nothing to dampen spirits -- or "welcome back" hugs and high-fives -- on Broward County's first day of school.
The day kicked off auspiciously at about 5 a.m. with what administrators said was a glitch-free...
| Jan 25, 2010
Seven months after Broward School District auditors accused a contractor of overcharging taxpayers $765,000 for hurricane cleanup work, administrators have hired an outside accounting firm to scrutinize those findings.
The district can't say how much...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 10:06 AM
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is taking over the investigation of the Broward school district's transportation department after the school system determined the scope was "too big" to be handled internally.
Schools Superintendent James Notter...
| Aug 25, 2009
| 4:17 PM
Broward School Board members cut the district's capital budget by more than half Tuesday night, meaning some schools are stuck with outdated libraries and some communities that need new schools will not have them for a few more years.
But, they also...
| Mar 19, 2010
| 5:24 PM
The Broward school district is beginning a comprehensive review of its nepotism policy after embarrassing revelations about a vast family clan working in the bus division, superintendent James Notter said this week.
He said the policy is getting extra...
| Sep 25, 2009
| 12:56 PM
A federal corruption probe in Broward County appeared to be expanding today, as FBI agents returned to Broward County government offices and announced plans to interview dozens of employees.
Broward County Transportation Director Chris Walton said agents...
| Sep 25, 2009
The next wave emerged Friday in the U.S. government's investigation of public corruption in Broward County -- a grand jury delving into controversial construction spending by the county School Board.
The federal grand jury will hear testimony next week...
| Oct 20, 2009
Lobbyist Neil Sterling violated Broward School District policy by not disclosing his business ties to School Board member Stephanie Kraft's husband. But he's unlikely to face any consequences because the district has no penalties for lobbyists who violate...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 7:27 PM
Broward students are getting a reminder from school officials: "You have the power to make a difference. Use it!"
In the wake of three recent attacks on students, the School District launched a new campaign on Wednesday to boost its program that allows...