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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Public Schools announced Wednesday the introduction of over 100 new educational programs for schools.

Alberto M. Carvalho tweeted Wednesday morning that MDCPS would announce “100 new magnets, Cambridge programs, Ed partnerships, international diploma options, iPrep academies, and more!”

A total of 42 new choice/magnet program offerings will be created in 38 schools.

The strands are set to include: Cambridge, Science, Mathematics, Legal Studies, Information Technology, and the Arts. Also, according to the school board, 23 new Cambridge schools will be established.

Cambridge programs, at levels K-12, is part of the University of Cambridge and offers rigorous internationally-benchmarked curricula.

MDCPS will roll out 80 new progams in 70 schools over the next three years. These programs are set in place to challenge students as they move through the Cambridge continuum which leads to the Advanced Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma in high school.

For the full list of Cambridge schools and programs for the upcoming years, click here.

The first day of the 2013-2014 school year is August 19.

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