Is the teacher shortages crisis getting so real that counties are stealing from each other?? YUP! Palm Beach County Schools direct-mailed teachers in Broward and Martin counties. “… at the end of the year luncheon at Embassy Creek [Broward], all the teachers were asking if I gave their names to Palm Beach County,” Hilton said. […]
Top Ratings and Building Issues: Robert Runcie Aces His Annual Review
“A” ratings all around. Looks like Broward Schools Superintendent, Robert Runcie, is having a much different experience from last year. In his 2016-17 annual performance review he was rated “highly effective” by 6 or 9 board members. “The key element to successful schools is found in strong school leadership … and the model Mr. Runcie […]
SoFlo Tests Scores Are On The Rise!
Broward drawing closer to making the grade; not all schools, but most. This is sweet music to my ears as a parent with incoming 3rd and 8th graders next school year. Better test grades mean less gaps between brown kids and their non-brown friends, better school grades, better property values and more peace of mind. We have collectively been […]
I Didn’t Even Know I was Living In Abject Poverty. Many Times, Their Story is My Story- Principal Lewis Jackson.
I was pretty blown away with Dr. Lewis Jackson’s story. I met him during his nomination for 2017 Principal of the Year, an honor he wears with very little fanfare. From humble beginnings, Dr. Jackson, or “Lu” as his peers like to call him, thrived through difficult life circumstances. He seems to take on situations that […]