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Focus on South Florida: W. George Allen

When W. George Allen graduated from the College of Law at the University of Florida in 1962, he was the first African American to do so. A year later, Mr. Allen is credited with filing the lawsuit that integrated Broward County and Hendry County public schools. He went on to practice law in Broward for just shy of a half century. As part of Black History month. Mr. Allen is set to speak at the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. He shares with us his knowledge on the evolution and progress of the fight for civil rights.

My TV 33–02/10/2014

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Broward Wants To Stem Flow In “School To Prison Pipeline”

In an effort to cut down on the number of students arrested for petty crimes like loitering and disrupting class, Broward County’s school district has reached a deal with law enforcement and the NAACP for an alternative to the zero-tolerance policies prevalent in many schools.

11/05/2013

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Top ACT And SAT Prep In South Florida

Preparing for college is a stressful time for teens and it begins with taking college entrance examinations. Take some of the stress out of your son or daughter’s life with these helpful and affordable ACT and SAT prep courses.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

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Parents Meet With School Officials Over Bus Stop Mishap

Angry and concerned parents met with officials at their children’s school Tuesday morning to find out why their kids were dropped off so far from home on the first day of school.

08/20/2013

Letters were sent home to parents at Fairway Elementary School after a student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. (CBS4)

Bacterial Meningitis Case Reported At A Miramar Elementary School

MIRAMAR (CBS4) – Parents at a Broward County elementary school are on high alert after a student came down with a case of bacterial meningitis  . Fairway Elementary School sent a letter home to parents […]

CBS4–02/13/2013

A grass-roots group photographed this sewage leak in the boys' locker room at Hallandale High School. (Source: Citizens Concerned About Our Children via The Miami Herald)

Report On Broward Schools Details Leaky Gyms, Decay

Broward County’s schools are in dire need of repair, according to a new report presented to the Broward School Board on Tuesday. Children are spending their days in buildings with leaky ceilings, unusable playing fields and decaying, broken equipment, the report read of two county high schools.

CBS4–01/09/2013

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Book Bags Banned At Some Local Schools

Some school officials in South Florida are taking no chances over the next 48 hours as rumors of possible shootings and other violence have taken hold with Friday being the one week anniversary of the deadly Connecticut school shootings.

CBS Miami–12/20/2012

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Miami-Dade, Broward School Chiefs React To Conn. Shooting

Local school officials reacted to the horrific massacre of nearly two dozen young kids with the same sadness shared by the rest of the nation.

CBS4–12/14/2012

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Broward Schools Cancels Outdoor Activities

The approach of Hurricane Sandy off our coast has led to a change of plans for some.

10/24/2012

(Source: Broward County Public Schools)

It’s Back To Class For Dade, Broward Students

Kids up north get snow days, but in South Florida they get storm days. Public schools in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties were closed Monday due to the after effects of Tropical Storm Isaac.

CBS4–08/27/2012

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