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New Training For Bus Drivers and Attendants On the Way

The Florida Department of Education voted unanimously today that all bus drivers and attendants receive certified CPR and first aid…

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PCPS to Open Call Center for School Bus Questions

Got questions about your child’s school bus? Give us a call. Polk County Public Schools is opening a call center…

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Information About the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program

The Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES) Program was established during the 2019 Legislative Session to provide children whose families have limited…

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PCPS is a "B" district again.

Polk County Public Schools is a “B” District for Second Consecutive Year

Polk County Public Schools kept its positive momentum with another B grade in 2018-19, according to data released today by…

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Tamara Lofgren

PCPS Helps Teacher Candidates Succeed with Free Test Review Sessions

After raising four kids, caring for developmentally delayed adults and working for nearly two decades as a paraprofessional, Tamara Lofgren…

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PCPS Announces Schedule Changes for 19 Schools

PCPS is changing the start and end times for 18 schools next year in order to help make our bus…

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Sleepy Hill Middle team at the SkillsUSA Championships

Sleepy Hill Middle Students Make History at SkillsUSA Championships

A trio of Sleepy Hill Middle students made history and took home some hardware at the SkillsUSA Championships. The Sleepy…

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House assignment day at Citrus Ridge: A Civics Academy

Many Houses, One School: Creating a “Sense of Belonging” at Citrus Ridge Civics Academy

Nikeshia Leatherwood has a unique challenge, and opportunity. As principal of Citrus Ridge: A Civics Academy, she is in charge…

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Bus Driver Hiring Fair Scheduled for Wednesday, July 10

We’re hiring bus drivers for the 2019-20 school year! Come see us at the PCPS Transportation office (1430 State Road…

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PCPS Shows Mixed Results on Florida Standards Assessment

Polk County Public Schools showed mixed results in Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) data released late Friday by the Florida Department…

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