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District wins national award for new Spanish-language Facebook page

June, 27, 2019


Golden Achievement Award Winner Pinellas County Schools won a Golden Achievement Award from the National School Public Relations Association for Pinellas County Schools en Español, the district's new Spanish-language Facebook page. The award recognizes exemplary work in school public relations, communication, marketing and engagement.


The Facebook page was implemented during the 2018-2019 school year as part of the district's overall efforts to improve achievement for our English learners and enhance communication with students and their families. Approximately 18 percent of students in the school district identify as Hispanic. The percentage of Spanish-speaking English learners is more than 60 percent.