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Ruling May Chill School Districts Efforts To Challenge Charter School Conversions

A ruling against the Miami-Dade County Public School District was the first-ever ruling under Florida statutes, written specifically to prevent school districts from taking “unlawful reprisals” against employees who support charter school conversions.

07/09/2014

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Big Boost From JPMorgan Chase & Co. For High School Students

Hundreds of paid opportunities will be up for grasp for Miami students this summer thanks to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

07/02/2014

FIU President Mark Rosenberg (right) poses with Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (right) who received an honorary degree in public service from the university during their spring commencement ceremonies on Sunday.  (Source: FIU)

Supt. Carvalho Receives Honorary Degree From FIU

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho received an honorary degree in public service from Florida International University during their spring commencement ceremonies on Sunday.

04/27/2014

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade’s Carvalho Named National Superintendent Of The Year

Miami-Dade Public Schools’ Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho gained the title of National Superintendent of the Year on Thursday.

02/13/2014

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Local Students Show Off Technical Skills At Expo

More than 1,000 local students got to show off their science and math skills at the annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo in Miami on Saturday morning.

CBS Miami–01/25/2014

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School Officials: Miami-Dade School Buses Should Run Smoothly Monday

Miami-Dade School district officials said Sunday they don’t expect a repeat of Friday’s bus fiasco which left plenty of South Florida parents up in arms after learning their children had not been picked up by their school buses due to the bus driver sickout.

01/12/2014

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Miami-Dade’s Carvalho Sends Tweet Regarding Bus Delays

Saturday, the Superintendent of Miami-Dade Schools tweeted out his concern over what happened.

CBS Miami–01/11/2014

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Miami-Dade Teachers Vote “Yes” To Raise Their Pay

More than 13,000 teachers, paraprofessionals, clericals and security monitors voted “yes” to ratify their contracts and get a pay raise Wednesday night.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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Miami-Dade School Board Votes On New Police Chief

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has a new top cop.

CBS Miami–05/22/2013

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Book Bags Banned At Some Local Schools

Some school officials in South Florida are taking no chances over the next 48 hours as rumors of possible shootings and other violence have taken hold with Friday being the one week anniversary of the deadly Connecticut school shootings.

CBS Miami–12/20/2012

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