SMART PROGRAM UPDATE

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The SMART Program is an $800 million bond that provides critically needed funding for Broward County Public Schools. SMART addresses elements of Safety, Music & Art, Athletics, Renovations, and Technology at schools across the District.

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A process chart that shows all 6 phases starting with project planning and ending with construction closeout. Your school is in active construction for phase 1 and hire contractor for phase 2.

The Renovations element of the SMART Program largely focuses on improving schools and the educational experience of students. A six-step process is put in place to ensure that all Primary Renovation projects are completed efficiently. Tamarac Elementary School is in Construction for Phase I of its Primary Renovations and Hire Contractor for Phase II. This means that while some enhancements are in the process of being implemented for part of the upcoming renovations, a contractor is being hired for the media center improvements.

ENHANCEMENTS UNDERWAY:

Phase 1

  • Bldg envelope improvements (roof, window, ext. wall, etc.)
  • Fire sprinklers
  • HVAC improvements

Phase 2

  • Media center improvements

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As part of the School Choice Enhancement Program (SCEP), schools are allocated $100,000 to spend at their discretion. Common uses of the funds include laptops, golf carts, projectors, and classroom furniture for students and teachers. Included below are the items your school has ordered.

DELIVERED

  • Front office furniture
  • Parent work station furniture
  • Cafeteria sound system
  • Digital marquee
  • Projectors
  • Laptops
  • Document cameras
  • Printers
  • HDMI to VGA adapters
  • Desktop, keyboard and mouse
SAFETY: SPE Complete, MUSIC & ART:362 Items Delivered, ATHLETICS: Not Applicable , RENOVATION: Phase 1- Construction Phase 2- Hire Contractor , TECHNOLOGY: 505 Items Delivered
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The School Board of Broward County

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