Update Regarding School Resource Officers and Safe School Officers

June 28, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - The Broward County Public Schools released the following information on Thursday:

"Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) preference is to retain and expand the current School Resource Officer (SRO) program as part of the District’s overall safety and security efforts. Under the SRO program, BCPS partners with local municipalities and the Broward Sheriff’s Office ...

Superintendent Runcie Provides Update on School Safety and Other Matters at School Board Meeting

PARKLAND, FL - At Tuesday's regular School Board Meeting, Superintendent Robert Runcie provided an update regarding school safety measures and other matters since the February 14 tragedy.

"I think it’s important for all of us to remember that Nikolas Cruz is responsible for this tragedy. This level of violence is a national problem that school districts across the country are ...

Broward County Public Schools Seeks Court Guidance to Release Independent Review of Suspect in Marjory Stoneman Douglass Tragedy

PARKLAND, FL - After being denied permission from the attorneys for the suspect in the February 14 mass murder at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to release an independent external review regarding the suspect's history at Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), the District announced that it will now make a second attempt through the court system to release the ...

Broward County Public Schools to Host the 2018 National Speech & Debate Tournament

BROWARD COUNTY - The Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will host the 2018 National Speech & Debate Tournament. The championship tournament, which is sponsored by the National Speech & Debate Association, takes place June 17 –22, 2018, with competitions at a variety of District schools and other locations in Broward County.  The national event includes the ...

State Releases Results for Florida Standards Assessments and End of Course Exams

BROWARD COUNTY - On Thursday, the Florida Department of Education released results for the Spring 2018 Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) for English Language Arts (ELA) (grades 4-10), Mathematics (grades 3 through 8) and Science (grades 5 and 8).  In addition, the state released results for End of Course (EOC) exams in Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, U.S. History and Civics.

The 2018 ...

Broward County School Board Approves Safe Havens to Perform Security and Risk Assessment

PARKLAND, FL - On Tuesday, Broward County School Board unanimously approved a contract with Safe Havens International, Inc. (Safe Havens) to provide independent security and risk assessment consultant services for Broward County Public Schools. To watch the discussion at the School Board meeting, visit

According to the Broward County Public Schools, ...

Jonathan Hutton, Aeva Jazic, Nikhita Nookala, and Devon Wiesenfeld Named Winners of National Merit College-Sponsorships

PARKLAND FL - Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors Jonathan Hutton, Aeva Jazic, Nikhita Nookala, and Devon Wiesenfeld, have been named winners of the National Merit College-Sponsorships.  The four students join seventeen other Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) high school seniors who were also named winners of the sponsorships, by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

According ...

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