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Audubon Park Walking School Bus gets kids moving, alert and ready to learn
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Audubon Park Walking School Bus gets kids moving, alert and ready to learn

A little drizzle wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of Audubon Park Elementary students and parents as they started the year on the right foot, kicking off their walking school bus program on Wednesday, January 10. A walking school bus (WSB) is a group of children walking to school accompanied […]

Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier
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Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]

New Orange County School Siting Ordinance passes; includes BWCF recommendations
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New Orange County School Siting Ordinance passes; includes BWCF recommendations

Orange County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve new a school siting ordinance in cooperation with Orange County Public Schools (OCPS). The new rules allow for greater flexibility in where future public schools can be located by dropping minimum acreage requirements and not requiring sites to be built on […]

PRESS RELEASE: Orange County School Siting Ordinance moves ahead for approval
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PRESS RELEASE: Orange County School Siting Ordinance moves ahead for approval

February 23, 2017 – After more than two years of collaborative effort between OCPS and Orange County Government staff, a revised version of the School Siting Ordinance will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners next month. At Thursday’s work session, the Orange County School Board reviewed the draft […]

BFF heads back-to-school
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BFF heads back-to-school

Parents of OCPS students were the only people gearing up to head back to school. We headed across the region to make sure kids were stocked up on pencils, iY4Peds stickers and pedestrian safety coloring books – attending four different events in just one week! Parents, remind your kids how […]