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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…

Christina Kent-Calleja Facing DUI Charge

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Christina Kent-Calleja is out of jail now following her early morning arrest Sunday for DUI. The Palm Beach Coutny Sheriff’s Office booked Kent-Calleja into jail around 3:30 Sunday morning. She was released on her own recognizance at 10:15am. The official charge: DUI — unlawful blood alcohol — refusal to submit…

Boca Falls Resident Sacha Darras Facing Major Drug Charges

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sacha Darras remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Sunday afternoon following his early morning arrest by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.  Darras is charged with Heroin Possession with intent to sell, multiple counts possessing a controlled substance without a prescription, multiple counts of possessing drug equipment, obstructing justice,…

Sabrena Fears Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We’ve previously reported on the DUI arrest of Boca’s Sabrena Fears and today is proof that history repeats itself.  Fears, 46, is now charged with DUI and refusing to submit to a DUI test after a license suspension. The resident of NE 39th Street was booked into the Palm Beach…

BAD MOVE: Palm Beach Schools’ Expensive I-Ready Nightmare

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UPDATE: August 29, 2016: Major update to this story. Please click here. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents attending “curriculum night” this week at schools throughout Palm Beach County learned a stunning fact: The School District’s highly publicized “I-Ready” program — for which it is paying $5.6 Million — is incompatible with iPads, Android Tablets,…

Welcome To FAU Nick Martins, This Is Jail

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Nick Martins, an 18 year old resident of 777 Glades Road (aka FAU housing) spent the better part of Thursday in the Palm Beach County Jail. Martins was arrested just past midnight and charged with possessing a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of alcohol by a minor, and —…

Texan Matthew Wright Charged With DUI In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Flower Mound, Texas resident Matthew Wright is out of the Palm Beach County Jail Thursday night following his morning arrest for DUI. Wright, of Wood Trail in Flower Mound which is a Dallas suburb, was taken into custody early th is morning and booked into jail at 5:05 am. He…

NAMBLA Follower, 80, Charged With Kiddie Porn Possession In Boynton

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BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) —  Robert Nilsen, 80, of Boynton Beach is in the Palm Beach County Jail, charged with 50 counts possession of sexual performance by a minor. Additional charges are pending, according to police. Nilsen during a police interview allegedly admitted to “being involved with NAMBLA, the North American Man Boy Love Association. Nilsen’s…