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Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Lobbies For DCF Funding After Earlier Slashing Agency

Florida Gov. Rick Scott chatted up some kids and parents at an Opa-Locka Department of Children and Families office Tuesday. Scott shared a “selfie” with the office director, and made the rounds chatting and shaking hands with staff members.

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Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Closing Arguments Start Monday In Charter School Sex Abuse Case

Closing arguments are set to start Monday in the case of a seven-year-old boy who was allegedly sexually abused while a student at the Downtown Miami Charter School.

04/13/2014

Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Closing Arguments Set For Monday In Charter School Sex Abuse Case

Closing arguments are set for Monday in the case of a seven-year-old boy who was allegedly sexually abused while a student at the Downtown Miami Charter School.

04/11/2014

Miami Dade College President Eduardo Padron.  (Source: Miami Dade College)

Miami Dade College President Regrets Comments Of “Personal Nature”

Miami Dade College is led by President Eduardo Padrón, a hugely respected and proper figure. The “proper” part, however, has taken a punch this week.

04/10/2014

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Alleged Charter School Sex Abuse Victim Says He Thinks Of Suicide

Wearing tan slacks and a blue dress shirt, a little boy raised his hand to God and described the ungodly abuse he says he suffered at the Downtown Miami Charter School.

04/09/2014

Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Asst. Principal In Charter School Sex Abuse Case Testifies

In the case of child on child sex abuse, a counselor and therapist testified Tuesday that the alleged victim was “traumatized” and “believable.”

04/08/2014

Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Mother Of Alleged Charter School Sex Abuse Victim Takes Stand

The mother of a seven-year-old boy who was allegedly sexually abused while a student at the Downtown Miami Charter School told the court Monday her child was overall “happy” until the first incident of alleged abuse took place.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Charter School Principal Defends Campus In $25 Million Student Sex Abuse Case

The principal of South Florida charter school at the center of a $25 million sex abuse and bullying lawsuit continued testifying in court Friday.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Mom Wants $25 Million For Son’s Alleged Sex Abuse

Opening statements got underway Thursday in the sexual abuse case of a child whose family has sued his former South Florida charter school where the alleged abuse took place by an older student.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Opening Statements Thursday In Charter School Sex Assault Case

Jury selection wrapped up Wednesday afternoon and opening statements are scheduled to begin Thursday in the sexual abuse case of a child whose family has sued his former South Florida charter school where the alleged abuse took place by an older student.

CBS Miami–04/02/2014

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