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PCPS Refinances Debt, Resulting in Significant Savings Over Time

Polk County Public Schools is poised to save more than $1 million after refinancing its debt service to a lower…

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A Career Spark: Apprenticeship Program Readies Students for Better-Paying Electrician Jobs

Polk County Public Schools’ partnership with a local trade group is preparing residents for better-paying jobs as electricians. Thirty-three students…

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Update on the PCPS School Discipline and Student Behavior Response Plan

Polk County Public Schools staff presented an update on the School Discipline and Student Behavior Response Plan during Tuesday’s School…

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Pioneering Pilot Barrington Irving Visits Students at Central Florida Aerospace Academy

Students at Central Florida Aerospace Academy heard an inspiring message from world record-holding aviator Capt. Barrington Irving on Friday morning.…

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“A Big Familia” : Five Years Later, Puerto Rican Teachers Are Thriving With PCPS

To keep our classrooms staffed amid an ongoing national teacher shortage, Polk County Public Schools will go to great lengths…

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