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IS SCHOOL SAFE? Palm Beach Pediatric Positivity Rate Soars As School Set To Resume

Parents Must Decide Distance Or In-Person For Rest Of School Year In Just Days BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County “Pediatric Positivity Rate” is raging, according to data released by the Florida Department of Health. In the 11’s when school ended for the 2020 calendar year on December 18th, the positivity rate […]

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PALM BEACH SCHOOLS: Superintendent Tells Parents Nothing Will Change Second Semester

Letter From Dr. Donald Fennoy Follows Comments From Florida Governor Ron DeSantis BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County School District Superintendent Dr. Donald Fennoy confirmed late Monday what Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced earlier in the day: distance learning will remain a fully-funded option in the school district for the spring semester. Parents […]

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REMINDER: No School Friday In Palm Beach County School District

Teacher In-Service Day Remains On The Calendar For December 4th, 2020 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District is sticking with its plan to use this coming Friday, December, 4th, as a teacher in-service day. That means no school — distance or in person — for the school district’s 180,000 students. […]

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LAWSUIT: Spanish River High School Assistant Principal Discriminated Against Custodian

Latest Lawsuit Involving Spanish River High School In Boca Raton BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — An unnamed assistant principal at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton is accused of discriminating against an injured school custodian. The custodian just filed a lawsuit against the Palm Beach County School District in circuit court. According to the […]

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FINAL ORDER: School Board Officially Terminates William Latson Over Holocaust Statement

Board Action Makes Firing Official. Again. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Bach County School Board officially terminated former Spanish River High School Principal William Latson mid-day Tuesday. Latson created an international uproar when he told a parent that it wasn’t for him to say whether the Holocaust happened or not. He was fired […]

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Parents Say Delray Yearbook Photo Studio Overpacked, Unclean

Studio Is Official Provider For Palm Beach County School District, But No District Employee On Site To Ensure COVID Compliance DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County high school seniors were apparently packed into a Delray Beach photo studio Saturday for yearbook photos, but social distancing rules weren’t followed as studio employees told parents […]

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More Than 1,000 Palm Beach County Teachers Unqualified For Assignment

BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher UPDATE AT 3:55 PM: Corrected link for combined Out of Field and Out of Compliance list, and comment from school district. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District is apparently in such a dire staffing situation that more than 1,000 teachers are assigned to […]

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NO ANSWERS: PB School District Won’t Say If Distance Vs. In-Person Choice Will Change Teacher

BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher UPDATE: 8:29 p.m. Friday: There is a new story with updated information. Read it, here. UPDATE at 1:51PM — The school district is now sending emails regarding the mandatory choice. Please see text at the end of this report. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County […]

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COVID: Palm Beach County School District Reports 32 Infections

Several Schools In Boca, Delray, Boynton Reveal COVID Cases Less Than Two Weeks Into “In-Person” Learning. Jump Comes As Parents Required To Make Long Term Schooling Decision. BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District is reporting a significant jump in COVID-19 cases. The report […]

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COVID: Palm Beach School Board Member Calls For More Transparency

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County School Board Member Debra Robinson, M.D., the only medical doctor on the Board, is calling for a more comprehensive “dashboard” reporting the COVID-19 situation in the school district. Dr. Robinson, one of the most outspoken board members expressing concern over the school district’s COVID-19 plan, wants hyper-specific […]

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COVID: Palm Beach County Schools Report More Cases, But No Outbreak

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story transmitted by our aggregation partners showed Coral Reef Elementary as having a case. It does not. We apologize for the transmission error. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The total confirmed COVID case count in the Palm Beach County School District is now 25, but there appears to be […]

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Palm Beach County School District COVID Dashboard Already Questioned, Numbers Dropped

UPDATE: 12:40 PM ET: School District Spokeswoman Claudia Shea says the data discrepancy is “human error.” ”The dashboard is intended to reflect confirmed cases since campuses reopened on September 16th,” said Shea to BocaNewsNow.com. “Data was incorrectly entered to include previous cases.The dashboard was updated overnight and is now accurate. Measures have been put in place to […]

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BOXED: Some Children Boxed In Boca Schools, Others Roam Freely During COVID

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District is seemingly engaged in massive messaging issues, as school officials promote one reality while a different reality is taking place for many. The Palm Beach County School District released the photo above from Verde Elementary in Boca Raton, showing what in-person education looks like. […]

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Palm Beach County School District Employees Infected With COVID-19

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District just launched its COVID-19 dashboard to report infections in students and teachers. The dashboard is similar to those being used in other large Florida counties, including Hillsborough which is almost identical in size based on student population. The dashboard, as of 6 p.m. Monday, […]

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Boca Teacher Says Parents Are Huge Problem For Virtual Education

Teacher: Parents Need To Get Dressed BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents need to wear clothes, women need to wear bras, parents should stop smoking joints while their kids are on camera and kids themselves need to get out of bed, eat breakfast, and be ready to learn when the school day starts. That’s the […]

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