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  • Broward teachers would get 6 percent raise if property tax is approved Aug. 28

    Broward teachers would get 6 percent raise if property tax is approved Aug. 28

    Broward’s teachers would get raises of about 6 percent if voters approve a tax referendum on the Aug. 28 ballot, school officials said Tuesday. At a news conference to promote the referendum’s passage, Superintendent Robert Runcie and teachers’ union representatives urged constituents to vote yes...

  • Broward schools failed Parkland shooter, report says

    Broward schools failed Parkland shooter, report says

    The Broward school district mishandled the case of student Nikolas Cruz when he asked for special help, long before he murdered 17 staff and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, according to a long-awaited report released Friday. For the first time, the report revealed that Cruz had...

  • Metal detector plan scrapped for Stoneman Douglas

    Metal detector plan scrapped for Stoneman Douglas

    Broward schools have scrapped plans to install metal detectors at the start of the year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. In a letter sent to parents Friday afternoon, Superintendent Robert Runcie said many issues have arisen, and plans will be put on hold. A School Board workshop is scheduled...

  • Fifth-grade teacher loses license for talking to kids about sex life

    Fifth-grade teacher loses license for talking to kids about sex life

    A Delray Beach teacher has surrendered his teaching license after being accused of speaking about his own sex life during a sex education class. Carlos Expedito Pena, of Boynton Beach, was teaching “Human Growth and Development” to fifth grade boys at Plumosa School of the Arts in May 2017 when...

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