Palm Beach County Schools

LIE READY! Cheating Parents Logging Onto iReady, PBC Schools Monitoring

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents throughout South Palm Beach County are using iReady on behalf of their children, possibly skewing scores — and usefulness — of the $6-Million diagnostic computer system. BocaNewsNow.com has learned that this is the latest iReady issue to cause problems for the Palm Beach County School District which prohibits teachers…

Top Honors For West Boca High’s Wind Ensemble, Invited To Major Festival

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSD) — West Boca Raton Community High School’s Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the 2018 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, the nation’s most prestigious festival for scholastic musical ensembles. The 27th annual festival will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 15 – 17, 2018. The…

TEACHER TROUBLE: iReady Is NOT Homework In Palm Beach County

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com has learned that teachers throughout Palm Beach County are assigning iReady as mandatory homework in elementary schools, in direct violation of Palm Beach County School District policy. As we have reported, iReady is Palm Beach County’s $6-Million, arguably highly ineffective online assessment system created by Curriculum Associates of Massachusetts.…