It’s Back To Class For Dade, Broward Students

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Kids up north get snow days, but in South Florida they get storm days.

Public schools in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties were closed Monday due to the after effects of Tropical Storm Isaac.

On Tuesday, Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho announced that all Miami-Dade County Public Schools, adult centers and offices would re-open on Tuesday.

Students and employees should report to their regular locations at their regular times.

“Principals visited their schools this morning and conducted a needs assessment, and we have a go for all schools,” said Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. “We are dealing with some minor air conditioning issues, and FPL is on-site where needed. They have made the schools a number one priority, to ensure for a smooth re-opening.”

At the school district’s command center various departments reviewed all 3,100 building and gave them a green light to open on Tuesday.

Miami-Dade College will also resume normal operations on Tuesday as will the University of Miami.

All Broward County public schools and District offices will also re-open on Tuesday. This includes resuming all regular school activities (sports, extra-curricular) and normal District operations.

The American Heritage/American Academy in Plantation has announced that their classes will resume Tuesday as well.

In Monroe County, kids will have another day to watch the rain fall. There is no school on Tuesday but teachers, faculty and school administrators are being told to report to work.

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