Robert Runcie

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Name: Robert Runcie
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Lauderdale Lakes commissioner could face school suspension

A Broward County schools committee is recommending Lauderdale Lakes Commissioner Gloria Lewis be suspended from her teaching position for 10 days without pay for allegedly hitting a student in her class in February.Lewis, 53, denied the allegations during ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

Broward to study easing teacher workloads, testing demands

Broward’s school district will create two separate task forces to find solutions for issues that its teachers have long complained about: heavy workloads at the high school level and teacher evaluations that are focused on standardized test scores.At ... [Published Miami Herald - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Broward Schools Want Changes To Evaluations And High School Schedules

Broward County school and union leaders want to make changes to test-based teacher evaluations and the county's high school schedule. Superintendent Robert Runcie announced two task forces will study the issues and recommend changes. One goal is to come ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Coming soon to Broward: Randi Weingarten

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will travel to Fort Lauderdale Thursday to "highlight the stark differences on education between the two Florida gubernatorial candidates," according to a press release.Expect to hear support ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mayo: Given Broward schools' rocky past, is $800 million bond measure too bold?

If Broward voters reject the school district's $800 million bond referendum, will Superintendent Robert Runcie take it as a personal repudiation — and will it mean his days are numbered?Runcie says no, but there's going to be much second-guessing over ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Broward residents to decide on referendum for schools

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (WSVN) -- An $800 million referendum to improve the sixth largest school system in the country will be on November's ballot, but it will be up to voters to decide its fate.From missing computer keys to stained shower tiles, even rain ... [Published 7 News Online - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Third party oversight for $800 million bond to improve Broward County Schools

By Knight, Lawrence Proquest LLCThe Lauderhill County Commission held an open hearing to approve a list of key policy changes to be voted on by the general public in the upcoming November elections. Much of the hearing had a business as usual feel to ... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Broward School District seeks $800 million in bonds

. -On November 4th, the Broward School District will ask voters for permission to issue $800 million in bonds to renovate and repair crumbling schools and improve technology. But there's a critical question; can taxpayers look past the district's history ... [Published Local10.com - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bond focuses on school construction – and public trust

The fate of an $800 million school bond referendum could depend on what voters think is in greater disrepair: Broward County schools or their trust in those who would spend the money.The Broward County School District is asking voters to approve the general ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Past aside, Broward schools need repair funds

The Broward County Public Schools District wants voters to pass an $800 million bond referendum to repair leaky roofs, buy computers and renovate the majority of its 200-plus campuses.The tab — like the need — is huge. And it comes at a tough time for ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Broward County schools puts money into renovating old trailers

. -The Broward County School Board is nearly broke, which is one reason superintendent Robert Runcie is pushing hard for an $800 million bond issue from voters in November. The board is experimenting more than ever with renovating crumbling portable ... [Published Local10.com - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Broward Schools Superintendent Spends Day As A Student

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools went back to class Thursday to experience a day in the life of a student.Thursday, Superintendent Robert Runcie visited Plantation High School.It was Runcie’s second visit to a school ... [Published CBS Miami - Oct 02 2014]

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"I will be reviewing it sometime in the next week or so to make a final determination on it," Runcie said Friday. "i haven't seen the case yet."
"we want to change the dynamics, change the culture and change the conversation around how assessments are used" Runcie said
"It would be irresponsible for us not to ask for this now," Runcie said. "people are going to lose confidence in the system just by looking at the infrastructure."

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Lauderdale Lakes commissioner could face school... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 14 hours ago]
Broward to study easing teacher workloads, test... [Published Miami Herald - Oct 30 2014]
Broward Schools Want Changes To Evaluations And... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 30 2014]
Broward superintendent, teachers groups united ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 30 2014]
Runcie, teachers union to discuss testing [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 30 2014]
Coming soon to Broward: Randi Weingarten [Published Tampa Bay Times - Oct 29 2014]
Rise in South Florida charter-school closures r... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 22 2014]
Mayo: Given Broward schools' rocky past, is $80... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 22 2014]
Broward schools' special-needs director to resign [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 20 2014]
Broward residents to decide on referendum for s... [Published 7 News Online - Oct 17 2014]
Third party oversight for $800 million bond to ... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 17 2014]
Literacy matters: CSC plans a day of reading to... [Published South Florida Times - Oct 16 2014]
Padraig Reidy: Collective outrage and imagined ... [Published Index on Censorship - Oct 16 2014]
Broward teacher alleges school district retalia... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 15 2014]
Lawsuit alleges school bond PAC a "sham" [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 14 2014]
Broward School District seeks $800 million in b... [Published Local10.com - Oct 10 2014]
Psychopath to vicar [Published The Lady - Oct 09 2014]
Bond focuses on school construction – and publi... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 09 2014]
Detective writer in line-up for Bridport Litera... [Published Dorset Echo - Oct 08 2014]
Review: Grantchester: Is it just me, or are vic... [Published MKWeb - Oct 07 2014]
England’s first multi-faith church holds 40th a... [Published Herts 24 - Oct 05 2014]
Past aside, Broward schools need repair funds [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 05 2014]
Broward County schools puts money into renovati... [Published Local10.com - Oct 04 2014]
Broward Schools Superintendent Spends Day As A ... [Published CBS Miami - Oct 02 2014]
Broward Superintendent experiences school as st... [Published 7 News Online - Oct 01 2014]
Prince Andrew goes to war: How the Daily Expres... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Sep 29 2014]
Third party oversight for $800 million bond to ... [Published Westside Gazette - Sep 27 2014]
Broward schools to push for charter reform, mor... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 24 2014]
Broward to push for charter reform, more funds [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 23 2014]
Pope Francis meets with members of St Peter's C... [Published News.va - Sep 09 2014]
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