United Teachers of Dade (UTD) and the MiamiDadeSchool District reached a tentative agreement Monday giving a raise to Miami Dade teachers and other educational support professionals.
Miami-Dade schools announced a plan to curb violence in and around schools. It calls for increased security measures, education and conflict resolution, and cooperation between schools and outside agencies.
Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho added an award to his list of achievements Thursday night.
Nearly 350,000 students in Miami-Dade headed back to class Monday for the start of the new school year.
The formula used to grade schools is changing once again. On Tuesday, the state’s Board of Education voted 4-3 to approve the formula change pushed by Education Commissioner Tony Bennett.
Looking to avoid another botched rollout of school grades this year, the State Board of Education on Tuesday asked Education Commissioner Tony Bennett to appoint a task force to examine the test scores used to calculate the grades.
We devote the entire half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida with Jim DeFede to what life is like for students at Booker T. Washington High School, both at school and away from school. The format is roundtable with Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, as well as Booker T’s principal, and one of its teachers.
Hundreds gathered at Miami Jackson Senior High School to talk about ways to stop gun violence.
It was a site that brought tears to the eyes of Sammie Willis, whose 15-year-old son Aaron was paralyzed from the waist down on December 19th when a bullet struck him in the back in a drive-by shooting.
Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho is urging parents to “hug our kids” after a recent rash of shootings that have taken the lives of students and he hopes a new, 10-point pledge will improve safety for youngsters.