Alberto Carvalho

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Superintendent Carvalho Weighs In On State Standardized Testing

Miami-Dade’s Schools Superintendent has weighed in on the debate of state standardized testing. In an op-ed piece in CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald, Alberto Carvalho urged common sense when it comes to testing.

09/03/2014

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Facing South Florida: Back-to-School with Alberto Carvalho

On the eve of the start of the new school year, Jim sits down for a special half hour with Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Albert Carvalho. The two discuss the new standards replacing the FCAT as well as how the district will handle the influx of refugee children in our community from Central America.

CBS4–08/18/2014

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Local Organization Helps Dress Underprivileged Students

Just in time for school on Monday, a local organization made sure those in need of school attire got it on Saturday.

08/16/2014

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New School Year Brings Some Changes For South Florida Students

Bells will sound Monday morning, ringing in the first day of the 2014-2015 school year.

08/16/2014

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M-DCPS Bus Fleet Holds Dry Run Ahead Of New School Year

Monday morning means back-to-school for students all across South Florida and for parents, the day means dropping kids off at the stop.

08/14/2014

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MDCPS Superintendent Unveils Plan For New School Year

Miami-Dade County school administrators packed an auditorium Friday to hear their leader address the coming school year challenges.

08/08/2014

1 Sep 2000: General view of urine testing at the Australian Government Analytical Laboratories Olympic Drug Testing Facilities in Pymble, Sydney, Australia. These facilities will be used to analyse athlete samples during the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. (Photo By Nick Laham/ALLSPORT

MD Schools To Start Drug Testing Students

Students will be randomly tested for drugs this school year, according to a new plan.

08/06/2014

Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Supt. Carvalho Gives Thousands Of His Own Money For Student Scholarships

Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho did something unique Wednesday to “honor students whose paths have been both difficult but also inspirational.”

08/06/2014

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Miami-Dade Public Schools Announces Program For Random Drug Testing

The Miami-Dade School district announced Tuesday a plan for a pilot program for the random drug testing of students participating in sports and other extracurricular activities. Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be implementing the program for the 2014-2015 school year.

08/05/2014

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Ruling May Chill School Districts Efforts To Challenge Charter School Conversions

A ruling against the Miami-Dade County Public School District was the first-ever ruling under Florida statutes, written specifically to prevent school districts from taking “unlawful reprisals” against employees who support charter school conversions.

07/09/2014

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