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Key Biscayne Village Council Unanimously Approves MAST Academy Expansion Plan

A large, vocal crowd is expected at Wednesday’s Miami-Dade School Board meeting as the board takes up a controversial plan to open MAST Academy to all students living in Key Biscayne.


(Photo Credit: Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)

MAST Academy Supporters Against Expansion Proposal

Some parents who send their children to the highly regarded Maritime & Science Technology (MAST) Academy on Key Biscayne are upset about village and school district’s plan to develop a 6-12 grade home school on the property.


Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley is accused of sexually harassing two female officers. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Reassigned Amid Investigation

Miami-Dade Schools said their top cop has been reassigned while under investigation.


(Source:Miami-Dade Corrections) Frank Acosta, charged with stabbing a fellow student at Barbara Goleman High School

Dade Schools, Student At Odds Over Goleman High Stabbing

The Miami-Dade School district and a student charged in a stabbing at Barbara Goleman high school are odds over the reason behind the attack. The teen who stabbed another student said he was bullied, but a school district expert rejected that, saying bullying was not an issue.


A person who was injured in a stabbing at Barbara Goleman High is lifted into an air rescue helicopter.  (Source: CBS4)

Student Slashed At Barbara Goleman High

A student at Barbara Goleman Senior High was airlifted to the hospital after he was stabbed by a classmate.



More Florida Teens Graduating High School

More and more Florida high school students are making the grade. The state’s Department of Education released figures Monday which showed that the graduation rate increased to 80 percent in the 2010-11 school year.



Personal Info Theft Puts Students And Parents At Risk

At North Miami Beach High School, home of the “Chargers,” thousands of students and their parents are wondering who might be trying to “charge it,” using their personal information.



Troubled Coconut Grove Charter School Gets Reprieve From District

A Miami-Dade charter school in the midst of a forensic audit concerning questions about school funding will not be closed by the Miami-Dade School district, for now.


(Photo Credit: CBS4) Miami Northwestern Senior High School

Report: Fmr. Northwestern High Principal Changed Grades

An investigation into a former Northwestern High principal found that he ordered changes to a student’s grades to protect the student’s eligibility for an athletic scholarship.


(CBS4) Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews assemble outside Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K-8 Center after students reported they were ill from heat exhaustion.

Extreme Heat Sickens Students During PE Laps

South Florida’s extreme heat sickened more than half a dozen students Thursday and sent one student to the hospital.





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