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GETTING WORSE: Palm Beach County Schools Now Report 1107 COVID-19 Cases

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 count continues to rise in the Palm Beach County School District just days before doors close until 2021. Since “brick and mortar” education began in the school district in mid-September — just three months ago — 1,107 COVID-19 cases have been logged. The split as of early Wednesday […]

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Palm Beach Schools Enter Thanksgiving Break With 753 COVID-19 Cases

BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Remember the number 753. That’s the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Palm Beach County School District as the system shuts for Thanksgiving break. Health officials and, privately, school officials fear that number will look like an “introduction to counting course” within […]

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RISING: 708 Confirmed COVID Cases In Palm Beach County Schools

Climb Continues. 161 Cases Added In Just One Week. No Action From School Board, Superintendent. Tell Us What You See In School. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District added a staggering 161 COVID-19 cases in just a week, but it’s business as normal hours before the district closes for Thanksgiving […]

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SICK SCHOOLS: Nearly 700 COVID-19 Cases In Palm Beach County School District

Case Count Growing By 100 Every Few Days BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — While New York City shuts schools after reaching a 3 percent positivity rate, the Palm Beach County School District remains open — and an epicenter of COVID-19 — as the county teeters on a 10 percent positivity rate. Schools throughout the county […]

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PALM BEACH SCHOOLS: COVID Worsening, Nearly 600 Cases, School Board Ignores

There Are No COVID-19 Agenda Items Set For Tuesday’s Meeting. While Other Areas Shut, Palm Beach County Pretends. Palm Beach County Pediatric Positivity Rate Rises, Now 11.4 Percent. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There are no agenda items set for this Tuesday’s School Board meeting concerning the dramatic increase in student and staff COVID-19 cases. […]

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COVID: Palm Beach County Schools To ‘Distance Only’ After Thanksgiving?

SOURCES: Possible As Cases Surge In Schools. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There is growing concern in the Palm Beach County School District that COIVID-19’s surging spread infecting students and staff may lead to the need to stop “brick and mortar” education in the weeks between Thanksgiving and winter break. There are now 547 reported […]

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RISING: Now 426 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Palm Beach County Schools

OFFICIALS: Parents Continue To Send Send Sick Kids To School BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District added 27 COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total official count to 426. That number, however, is lower than reality. BocaNewsNow.com is aware of several confirmed cases that have been shared with parents at […]

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COVID Surging In Palm Beach County Schools, Now 319 Cases

School Source: “The Health Department Is Moving At A Snail’s Pace” Tuesday Morning “Official” List Omits Several Cases Already Reported To Parents BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There are now at least 319 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Palm Beach County School District, but the real number is apparently much higher. The official list […]

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SICKER: Now 290 COVID-19 Cases In Palm Beach County Schools

More Students Expected To Return To “Brick And Mortar” This Week, Leading To Expected COVID Rise. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 count continues to rise quickly in the Palm Beach County School District, and there is fear that an expected increase in number of “brick and mortar” students this week will lead to […]

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Yes, Kids Home Sick May Take Part In Distance Learning In Palm Beach County

Principals and other administrators apparently misunderstood Palm Beach County School District mandate. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — ”Brick and Mortar” students who are home sick in Palm Beach County School District — whether from a cold, the flu, or COVID-19 — may take part in distance learning. BocaNewsNow.com has learned that administrators at schools across […]

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Nearly 300 COVID Cases In Palm Beach County Schools

Cases Increasing. Calusa Elementary, Sunset Palms Hotbeds Of COVID Infections. Both schools have significant number of children learning “in person,” suggesting in-school spread. DOH says no proof it’s happening. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The number of COVID-19 cases in the Palm Beach County School District continues to grow with Boca Raton’s Calusa Elementary and […]

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Parents Sending Sick Kids To School In Palm Beach County

COVID-19 Spreading In Schools. School Nurses Seeing Symptomatic Kids. Parents Ordered To Keep Children Home. Administrators Frustrated. More Than 156 Students, Employees COVID-19 Positive Early Monday. BY: ANDREW COLTON  | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents are sending children with COVID-19 symptoms to school in the Palm Beach County School District and […]

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Now 140 COVID-19 Cases In Palm Beach County Schools

Boynton’s Sunset Palms Elementary Reports 8 COVID Cases. Numbers Rise District-Wide As Gov. DeSantis, Education Commissioner Corcoran Suggest End To Distance Learning In January BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There are now 140 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Palm Beach County School system, according to the District’s COVID-19 dashboard early Friday morning. The numbers continue […]

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UPDATE: DISTANCE LEARNING COULD END IN JANUARY, PALM BEACH SCHOOLS ISSUES STATEMENT

Statement Follows BocaNewsNow.com Report That Gov. DeSantis and Education Commissioner Corcoran May Order Students Back To Classrooms In January BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District just issued a statement following our report that Florida Department of Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran — on behalf […]

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COVID-19 Infects 122 In Palm Beach County Schools

Cases Continue To Rise In Schools, Just One Third Of Student Population In “Brick And Mortar” BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The infection count continues to rise in the Palm Beach County School District, with 122 cases now confirmed. The breakdown, according to the school district, is 66 students and 56 employees. The Palm Beach […]

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