Palm Beach County Schools

Palm Beach County Schools To Pay $350,000 To Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOJ) — The Justice Department today filed a proposed consent decree with the Palm Beach County, Florida, School Board to resolve a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the department under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.   According to the department’s complaint, the board discriminated on the basis of…

Too Many Kids At Calusa Elementary: School District Plans To Fix For 2017-2018

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County School District Media Advisory) — In order to expeditiously provide parents with their proposed, newly-assigned School Year 2017-2018 elementary schools, the joint Advisory Boundary Committee (ABC)/School Board Workshop and first School Board Meeting to approve Calusa (Elementary School) Relief Study C-1 Hybrid has been scheduled.  (Read the…

HURRICANE MATTHEW: Palm Beach County Schools Open Wednesday, Closed Thursday and Friday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County School District) — In preparation for Hurricane Matthew, The School District of Palm Beach County is announcing the closing of all schools and facilities on Thursday, October 6 through Friday, October 7. The closings are necessary to allow the Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management to…

NOT READY: I-Ready No Longer Required Homework In Palm Beach County

BY: Andrew Colton Editor/Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District late Monday told BocaNewsNow.com that controversial computer learning tool “I-Ready” will not be mandated for homework use. The statement was made after BocaNewsNow.com reported growing concern throughout the school district about I-Ready’s lack of mobile device accessibility and a long…