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Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy.
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Broward Schools To Allow Students With Head Lice To Remain In Class

Broward County schools have updated their guidelines when it comes to students with head lice.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

February 13, 2014: Catherine Champon was arrested on charges of exploiting the elderly. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Teacher Accused Of Ripping Off Elderly Woman She Met At Church

A Broward County teacher is facing elderly exploitation charges after investigators say she ripped off an 85-year-old woman.



Mom Sues Broward School District Over Service Dog Issue

The Broward School District began tackling the thorny issue of allowing service animals in schools, at a workshop on Tuesday afternoon.


(Source: CBS4)

Tamarac Mayor Suspended By Governor, Again

Florida Governor Rick Scott suspended the mayor of Tamarac Friday for a second time.


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Broward Schools Looking For Drivers To Keep The Wheels Turning

With the start of the upcoming school year just around the corner, the Broward School District is looking to bring in some new faces to get behind the wheel.

CBS Miami–07/23/2013

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Gives Broward Schools $15 Million

A big day for Broward Schools and an even bigger day for one school in particular. On Monday Governor Rick Scott delivered a check for $15 million to the cash strapped school district.


(Credit: AP)

Broward School Board To Finalize Class-Size Reduction Plan

The Broward School Board will meet Tuesday to discuss and finalize its compliance plan to reduce class size and the school district has to act fast if it wants to save some money.



Broward School District’s Bus Boss Resigns

The shakeup in the Broward School District’s top transportation brass just became an earthquake.


Daniel Ojst has been charged with sexual assault of a teen. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Substitute Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen

A Broward substitute teacher accused of sexually assaulting a former student last October appeared before a judge Tuesday morning.



Everglades Teacher Resigns After Sexting With Student

“If you wanted it bad enough, you would get here.” It sounds like a typical conversation between two high school students. In this case, the late-night Facebook exchange involved an Everglades High School teacher inviting a student to his Jacuzzi.

CBS Miami–07/11/2012