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A Message From Superintendent Byrd About 2020-21 State Assessment Data

From Superintendent Jacqueline M. Byrd: “Assessments are important tools in public education, and now more than ever, that’s exactly how…

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Legislative Update: The Pandemic’s Impact on Our Schools

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted nearly everything we do as a school district, putting enormous strain on our students, parents,…

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PCPS 2021 Legislative Priority: VAM Scores

Every year, Polk County Public Schools identities top legislative priorities that state lawmakers should address to improve our educational system…

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COVID-19’s Potential Impact on PCPS’ Budget

At today’s School Board work session PCPS Chief Financial Officer Michael Perrone gave a look the potential impact of the…

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2020-21 Budget: PCPS Will Pay $9 Million More in FRS Contributions, Bracing for Harder Days Ahead

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recently signed budget includes a multimillion-dollar hit to Polk County Public Schools — and district administrators caution…

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Polk School Board Urges Governor to Veto House Bill 5007

The Polk County School Board voted unanimously today to urge Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto House Bill 5007, saying the…

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