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Tentative Deal Gives Dade’s Teachers Raises

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.

CBS Miami–10/14/2013

Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Carvalho Announced Initiative To Curb School Violence

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.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho with actress Eva Longoria at the Hispanic Heritage Awards in Washington, D.C. September 5, 2013. (Source: Miami-Dade County Public Schools)

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Honored In Washington, D.C.

Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho added an award to his list of achievements Thursday night.



New Year, New Challenges For Miami-Dade Students

Nearly 350,000 students in Miami-Dade headed back to class Monday for the start of the new school year.


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State Board Approves School Grading Changes

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.



Fla. Board Of Ed Looks To Avoid Another Grades Fiasco

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.

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

Facing South Florida: Booker T. Washington High School

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.


A forum on gun violence was held Monday night at Miami Jackson Senior High School. (CBS4)

Community Leaders Gather To Stop Gun Violence

Hundreds gathered at Miami Jackson Senior High School to talk about ways to stop gun violence.


Aaron Willis on his new power scooter. (Source: CBS4)

Special Delivery For Miami Teen Paralyzed In Drive-By Shooting

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.


A crime roundtable was held to discuss recent shootings involving teens in Miami-Dade County. (CBS4)

10-Point Pledge Endorsed To Improve Youth Safety After Rash Of Shootings

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.