The students are among the top 1% of scholars in the country. Five of the seven live in Lakeland.
Polk Plans to Boost Special Ed Funding by $3.1 Million
Massive infusion of resources comes after years of complaints that students were not receiving help.
School Superintendent Conducting Community Conversation Tour
The feedback tour kicks off at the Dream Center of Lakeland, 635 W. 5th St., on March 20.
Polk Schools Take a Deep Dive Into Literacy
Superintendent Heid put on a costume to kick off Literacy Week by reading a book and sharing it on video.
Conservative Group is Targeting More Public School Library Books
County Citizens Defending Freedom objects to 15 titles to be placed at two new Polk County schools.
School Showcase Highlights Options For Students
The event is Thursday, Jan. 19, 4 to 7:30 p.m., at Lakeland Square Mall.
Two Students Arrested After Gun Found at Lakeland Highlands Middle School
Police found no evidence of threats made against students or staff,
Chief Sam Taylor said.
School Board Gets Tutored on $2.3 Billion Budget
Polk’s school district is 24th largest in U.S. but ranks 995th our of 13,588 districts in funding
Heid Receives High Rating, Contract Extended To 2027
Six School Board members rated the superintendent as highly effective and one rated him as effective.
School Board Delays Vote on 37,000 Library Books After Complaints
Protesters requested more time to review the books, which will outfit the media centers at two schools under construction