Skip navigation
Schoolhouse Beat

Broward County (Fla.) board OKs downsizing of facilities department

The Broward County (Fla.) School Board has approved the downsizing of the district's facilities department. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel says the School Board has approved eliminating 45 of the department's 70 employees and outsourcing many services. Superintendent Robert Runcie says the move was prompted by a decline in construction projects and a need to move past the department's history of mismanagement and corruption. The Broward Teachers Union has filed over a grievance over the board's action.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish