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BCPS Magnet Programs Collaborate with Local Colleges and Universities for Fourth Annual “Block Party

Monday, October 17, 2016


Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Students, Parents, Teachers, District Staff and Local Colleges and Universities


More than 20 BCPS magnet programs will participate in the “Block Party for Education,” which helps students and families learn about the various programs within BCPS magnet schools, with interactive exhibits and displays. In an effort to align BCPS magnet program to colleges and universities with similar focuses, attendees can find magnet schools and colleges paired side by side. There will also be dance and musical- performances by BCPS students.

In addition, culinary students from Atlantic Technical College, McFatter Technical College and Sheridan Technical College will be preparing and selling an array of foods.


Tuesday, October 18, 2016, from 5 – 8 p.m.


Las Olas Boulevard, in Fort Lauderdale, FL, between Andrews Avenue and Southeast Second Street.


The fourth annual Block Party for Education is an opportunity for students and families to learn about magnet programs and connect with representatives from local colleges and universities. The event is in collaboration with Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), NSU Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Public Schools.     


“Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.” Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 271,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 236 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 101 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 208 different countries and 181 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.