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Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade’s Carvalho Named National Superintendent Of The Year

Miami-Dade Public Schools’ Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho gained the title of National Superintendent of the Year on Thursday.


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Miami-Dade Awards Teacher Of The Year

Myra Betancourt’s face said it all. Her smile beamed as she made her way through hugs and handshakes to the front of the ball room at the Trump International Doral Resort to receive the Golden Apple as the 2015 Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year.


Jim DeFede & Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Miami-Dade Schools Supt. Alberto Carvalho

Jim sts down for a special half-hour with the superintendent of Miami-Dade schools to discuss a wide range of topics, everything from how schools are graded to common core. And you’ll see a side of the superientendent he does not often show.



Local Students Show Off Technical Skills At Expo

More than 1,000 local students got to show off their science and math skills at the annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo in Miami on Saturday morning.

CBS Miami–01/25/2014

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Florida Board Of Education Weighs Changes To Common Core

The State’s Board of Education met Tuesday in Miami to discuss, among other things, proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards. It also recognized Alberto Carvalho as the state superintendent of the year.


Scholarship recipients at the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 5000 Role Models of Excellence Unity Scholarship Breakfast. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. (Source: Miami Herald)

Leaders & Students Gather For 5000 Role Models Of Excellence Scholarship Event

The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project hosted its 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Scholarship Breakfast Monday.


Florida’s First Lady Ann Scott kicked off this year’s Celebrate Literacy week at a lucky South Florida high school. (Source: Florida Dept. of Education)

First Lady Ann Scott Kicks Off “Celebrate Literacy, Florida!” In Miami

Florida’s First Lady Ann Scott kicked off this year’s Celebrate Literacy week at a lucky South Florida high school.

CBS Miami–01/13/2014

Nine-year-old Dontrell Darling. (Source: Family Photo)

Child Shot In The Face While Sleeping Remains In The Hospital

A 12-year-old Miami girl is speaking out after her nine-year-old brother was wounded during a drive-by shooting while they were sleeping inside their Miami home early Friday morning.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

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Teacher Bought Booze, Condoms For Prom Night Party

The Miami-Dade School Board voted Wednesday to uphold the termination of a teacher who was fired for allegedly providing alcohol and condoms to students.



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