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Broward school board changes meeting times

In an effort to maintain a balance between flexibility and efficiency in School Board meetings and in accordance with the School Board policy specific to the scheduling of meetings, Broward County School Board Chair Jennifer Leonard Gottlieb and Superintendent James F. Notter announce changes to the District’s Board meetings.

The starting time for regular School Board meetings is being moved from 10:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., beginning Tuesday, March 2, 2010. If necessary, each will begin with a special School Board meeting for expulsions before moving on to the regular open meeting.

Structured changes in the meeting include the following:

9:30 a.m.       Special School Board Meeting for Expulsions

9:45 a.m.       Regular School Board Meeting

9:45 a.m.       Committee Reports (If there is a need for a report to be done in the afternoon, the Chair will facilitate.)

1:00 p.m.       Public Speakers

Time certain items and presentations will be scheduled to follow public speakers.

The Board may further recommend a change to the policy that allows for additional flexibility in the placement of committee reports and public speakers.

Additional information on the School Board of Broward County, scheduled meetings and agendas is available on the BCPS Web site, (

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Feb 27 2010. Filed under Broward County, Families, Fort Lauderdale, Local news, Schools. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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