Alberto Carvalho

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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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“Children Immigrants” An Impending Issue For Miami-Dade Schools

The crisis of children crossing the border without their parents and filling up shelters in Miami-Dade county is becoming an impending issue in Florida’s public school system.

06/18/2014

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Major Store Chain Targets Local School For New Library

There was a lot of noise at a usually quiet place. Students, teachers, parents and staff at Coral Park Elementary in Southwest Miami-Dade were ecstatic over the newly renovated library.

06/04/2014

Trading tales from the field with Fl teacher of the year and national finalist Dorina Sackman.  (Source: Twitter/Alberto Carvalho)

Supt. Carvalho Recognized At White House Ceremony

Another big honor for Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. On Thursday, he was recognized for his work by President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a White House ceremony for the National Teacher of the Year announcement.

05/01/2014

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