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Wellness Policy In Effect At Miami-Dade Schools Come Sept.

It’s the last day of school and students are walking out ready to enjoy their summer vacation.


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Study: Good Handwriting Skills Linked To Good Grades

With the added use of computers, iPads and even spell check one may think that handwriting is a thing of the past, but new research points out a correlation between good handwriting and good grades.



Viral Bullying Video Stirs Emotions For S. Fla Outreach Group

What was once considered by some to be a “rite of passage”, bullying has now been thrust into the national spotlight.


Laura Chiarello of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Focus on South Florida — Our Homeless Children

A look at the youngest victims of the economic downturn and what South Florida is doing to help them.  

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CBS4 Investigates: Criminal Probe Into After School Tutoring Program

What happens when tons of Federal money is handed out without any required accountability? CBS4 Investigator Jim Defede examines a tutoring program in Miami-Dade County under a criminal probe for allegedly bilking taxpayers for “ghost” students.



Schools Putting Creative Twist On Phys. Ed.

When it comes to physical education, most of us think of running laps, playing kickball, or other mundane activities. But, a new program in Miami-Dade County Public Schools is putting a creative touch on physical education.


(Photo Source: Miami Dade Public Schools)  Star Food Healthy Express vending machines at Miami-Dade high schools will offer choices like yogurt parfaits and wraps this year.

Miami-Dade School Cafeterias Get High-Tech, Healthy Makeovers

When Miami-Dade students go back to school on Monday, some of them will notice their cafeterias have undergone high-tech, healthy makeovers and it’s all about battling childhood obesity in South Florida.


Miami-Dade and Broward County rank among the state's healthiest counties, according to a new study. (Source: CBS)

Dade School Cafeteria Workers Hit The Books For Healthier Food

Hundreds of part-time Miami-Dade County Public Schools food service employees have gotten a crash course on healthier food.


(Photo Credit: CBS4) Yasiel Reyes-Gonzalez

Bond Set For Clinic Owner In School District Fraud Case

Bond was lowered Friday to $100,000 for a Miami-Dade health clinic owner who was arrested, along with two Miami-Dade public school employees after allegedly defrauding the county’s medical insurance plan.


Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle

Dade School Employees Accused Of Defrauding District

Two Miami-Dade public school employees were arrested for allegedly defrauding the county’s medical insurance plan.