Miami-Dade County Public Schools

A Miami-Dade public school bus (Source: CBS4)

M-DCPS Buses Go High Tech To Start New Academic Year

Miami-Dade County Public School buses have gone hi-tech for the new academic year.

08/24/2015

Food And Farm Defending Potatoes

MDCPS Test Kitchen Reveals New Healthy, Nutritious Lunches For Students

In just three weeks, Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be welcoming more than 340,000 students back to school. The Food and Nutrition Department has been working diligently planning healthy, nutritious menus for the school year ahead.

CBS Miami–08/03/2015

Alberto Carvalho headed to the White House for national school discipline discussion. (Source: CBS4)

Carvalho Headed To White House For National School Discipline Discussion

Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho is headed to the White House for a national policy discussion on school discipline.

07/21/2015

(Source: Getty Images/FOTOPRESS/Phil Walter)

Study Looks At Effectiveness Of Virtual Schooling In Florida

Virtual schooling in Florida will come under the proverbial microscope now that the U.S. Department of Education has approved a $1.6 million three-year study of its effectiveness.

05/26/2015

Superintendant Alberto Carvalho surprises veteran teacher Claudia Lewis before her retirement. (Source: MDPS)

School Surprises Teacher Of 49 Years With Send-Off Celebration

A bitter-sweet day for one South Florida teacher who, after 49 years of teaching, is on to the next chapter of her life.

05/08/2015

Guillermo Muñoz and Nicole Berge-Macinnes have been named Miami-Dade's "Principal of the Year" and "Assistant Principal of the Year".  (Source: Miami-Dade Public Schools)

Miami-Dade Salutes Principal, Assist. Principal Of The Year

The principal of Homestead Senior High has been named Miami-Dade County Public School’s “Principal of the Year.”

04/03/2015

Christopher Best (Source: MDPD)

Music Teacher Arrested, Accused Of Sex With Minor

A high school music teacher was arrested Friday, charged with 10 counts of unlawful sexual activity with a specified minor.

03/16/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Superintendent Announces Millions For Sunset High Renovations

Less than two weeks after a social media firestorm that put a negative spotlight on Sunset Senior High School for unsanitary conditions, an announcement was made Monday of millions of dollars invested to turn the school around.

02/02/2015

A security guard at Everglades K-8 Center in Westchester allegedly allowed a 6-year-old girl walk home alone. (Source: CBS4)

Mom Upset After Daughter Allowed To Walk Home From School Alone

A mother is outraged after she says her 6-year-old daughter was allowed to walk home alone from school in the middle of the day.

01/26/2015

Jordan Sotomayor, 18, was arrested on January 23, 2015 for allegedly stalking a teacher. (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Dept. of Corrections)

Miami Sunset High Student Arrested, Accused Of Stalking Teacher

A Miami Sunset Senior High School student was arrested Friday on an aggravated stalking charge connected to an incident with a teacher at the school.

01/23/2015

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