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Leaders react to Ivey’s school safety proposal

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey took to social media last week in a 12-minute video that details t

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School Board, citing safety, OK’s $185K annually for armored cars

Amid concerns about finding money for school security, Brevard Public Schools will pay $185,060 a ye

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SatBeach High hit hard by student’s death

Satellite High School students and staff are reeling from the recent death of sophomore Derek Fortma

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17 minutes of empowerment and inspiration

Take this moment, and let it inspire the rest of your life. That was the message from student spe

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Several factors behind rise in enrollment at private schools

Enrollment at area private schools favored by beachside families is steadily growing, attracting par

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School merger: Creating buzz? Yes. Likely? No.

A coach and teacher at Satellite High School is floating an idea to merge the school with its neighb

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3,000 students eligible in schools’ revamped free busing plan

Parents with students in certain school choice programs will soon get relief from the daily grind of

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Retirement beckons for pair of Satellite High administrators

Satellite High assistant principal Ilene Herr glances at the clock every few minutes while sitting a

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Scholastic soccer star will stay local

A local soccer dynasty continues as Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy standout Carlo Campanini signed w

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Science Fair showcases Brevard schools’ best and brightest

Satellite High School senior Lillian Zobel grows tumors in her school’s science lab. Zobel star

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… as dreaded FSA exams on horizon

F-S-A. It’s the three letters many students, parents and even teachers dread from the time they re

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Schools make calendar changes …

Students in Brevard Public Schools will get an extra three days off over winter break next year, and