Miami Central Senior High School
Barrington Irving, a renowned pilot and educator spoke to hundreds of middle- and high-school students Friday at a career fair benefiting underserved Miami students.
The Florida Board of Education agreed Tuesday to allow eight low performing schools, including three Miami-Dade schools, the chance to continue under district management for another year rather than be closed or turned into a charter.
President Barack Obama arrived in Miami Friday afternoon and spoke to students at Miami Central High School to praise them for their hard work and show the country that it is possible to turn a school around.
It is a busy Friday in Miami-Dade County between visiting politicians and protests that will result in roving road closures as President Obama moves about the county.