Blog Posts - Brevard Public Schools

Short Shorts: Brevard Public Schools and the Port

Takes a village to raise children, right?Brevard Public Schools will soon consider whether or not to snatch up the Port Authority's offer of $5 million to bridge the gap between keeping three schools open through school year 2014-2015 and as a result...
by Talk to Me on Mar 23, 2013

Pinpoint Out?

$3,182,592.00.To be paid over five years.That's the deal cut by Brevard Public Schools to purchase Pinpoint, the worthless learning management system that reportedly and quite soon may find itself packed up and back in the mail to Houghton Mifflin Ha...
by Talk to Me on Mar 5, 2013

Four Day School Week?

The four day school week is gaining popularity across the United States and with four Brevard schools on the potential chopping block due to yet more budget cuts, is it time Brevard Public Schools consider the same?  (...)Peach County is one o...
by Talk to Me on Dec 4, 2012

Short Shorts: School, Sarah and Scalia

Summer ends this week for Brevard Public School teachers who head back to pre-planning Wednesday, August 1.  Kids are back Wednesday, August 8, so watch out for feet on the street during the morning drive.Public school teachers return back to wo...
by Talk to Me on Jul 30, 2012

Back to School for Brevard August 8, 2012?

All that caterwauling from the Brevard County School Board about moving the academic calender back this upcoming 2012-2013 school year, from Aug. 8 to Aug. 20 for fear of one school grade of "F" was just that ... a screech of false alarm. ...
by Talk to Me on Jul 13, 2012

Short Shorts

Guv. Rick Scott gets shot down by the courts again with a no can do drug testing of state workers by executive order slap on the wrist.  He plans an appeal, of course.  Paid for with our tax dollars.Per usual, the School Board of Brevard Co...
by Talk to Me on Apr 27, 2012

Mr. Personality

When I moved back to Melbourne after college graduation, I figured it would be easy to land a job teaching.I had attended the local schools when the area was still small enough to put names with student faces.And with a last name like "Shatsky", I me...
by Talk to Me on Apr 26, 2012

Letter Writer Holds FLORIDA TODAY Accountable

In no uncertain terms, FLORIDA TODAY Letter to the Editor writer Dale Mays stated the resulting impact to BPS employees should a late calendar start be imposed by the School Board of Brevard County for school year 2012-2013.The letter writer also cal...
by Talk to Me on Mar 11, 2012

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