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Art Johnson

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  • Boca Raton considering measure to take over schools

    Boca Raton considering measure to take over schools
    Boca Raton's public schools could be the subject of a takeover attempt by the city government, starting with Boca Raton High despite strong teacher opposition. The City Council on Monday began considering whether to sponsor a proposal for converting...
  • 'Former' school chief academic officer still has title

    Jeffrey Hernandez is retaining his title as chief academic officer of Palm Beach County schools, despite his highly publicized "reassignment" more than two weeks ago after a semester of controversy. "He's on the job," school district spokesman Nat...
  • Palm Beach County teachers union head announces illness, blasts school district

    Palm Beach County teachers union head announces illness, blasts school district
    Robert Dow, the fiery Palm Beach County teachers union president, revealed in a stirring hospital-room speech Wednesday that he is battling acute leukemia. But the illness hasn't stemmed his desire to keep fighting for teachers. Wearing a sport jacket...
  • Palm Beach County schools chief revises disputed academic programs

    Palm Beach County students returned from Winter Break on Tuesday with educators chewing over new academic guidelines that could calm a storm of protests from teachers and parents. In a memo sent late Monday, Superintendent Art Johnson outlined...
  • School district leaders promise to listen as curriculum meetings start

    Palm Beach County high school teacher Jane Kirkland on Monday issued a stinging attack on the school district's controversial academic initiatives. "There is a lot of money being thrown away that should go back in the classroom," said Kirkland, of John...
  • Familiar face fills void left by ousted chief academic officer

    Familiar face fills void left by ousted chief academic officer
    Ann Killets had a front row seat to the failures of former Palm Beach County Chief Academic Officer Jeffrey Hernandez. Killets, chief of staff for Superintendent Art Johnson, on Tuesday began the heavy task of helping the school system reboot after the...
  • Palm Beach County tries to avoid repeat of academic program controversy

    Palm Beach County tries to avoid repeat of academic program controversy
    With fresh memories of a botched curriculum program, Palm Beach County educators will meet today to discuss academic plans for next school year and attempt to steer clear of controversy. A committee of about 30 principals, teachers and union...
  • Scarred by school violence

    A teenage jock, gunned down at a Lake Worth school, forgave the shooter but found no justice in the legal system. An assistant principal, shot at by a student, never returned to the Fort Lauderdale school again. The father of a Miami-Dade student killed...
  • Weapons seized in Palm Beach County schools over the past four years

    Three guns were seized on Broward County school campuses over the past week, one used in a homicide, another confiscated from an 8-year-old. Tuesday, three elementary school pupils were caught with BB guns, two at Miramar Elementary School alone....
  • The Valley Line: Happy Hour for '3-2-1 Dig!'

    One couldn't have asked for a more beautiful night for a party. It was a starry night and a nearly full moon was reflected in the backyard swimming pool as guests gathered on the patio of the mountain top home of Becky and Chuck Gelhaar for the recent...
  • Floaters partake in Happy Hour

    The La CaƱada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association’s first Happy Hour of the year was hosted by Lanterman House Museum. More than 40 intrepid floaters sipped beverages and glanced at Lanterman’s display of items evoking memories of the...