Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Amid news of the deadly Ottawa, Canada shooting, South Florida school officials are taking it in their hands to prepare staff for an active shooter drill.
Some good news for students who tired of taking so many tests. Miami-Dade County Public Schools will administer 24 fewer tests this year, following a preliminary review of the District’s testing program
According to event officials, 4,740 people visited eight locations for free CPR training.
CPR Day Miami is this Saturday, and several locations will be hosting free CPR training.
The Greater Miami Athletic Conference Football Officers Association has been serving the student-athletes of public and private schools in South Florida for more than 75 years. They work over 400 high school football games per season in Miami-Dade county alone. They are a group of dedicated referees and officials, but their goals of community service take them way beyond the football field. We focus on their mission and how you can help them achieve their goals.
South Florida students have returned to the classroom and obviously, so have their teachers. That means it’s back to business as usual for the United Teachers of Dade union. The UTD represents more than 35-thousand school employees who work to educate more than 370-thousand students in more than 400 schools. And this year the UTD is marking its 40th anniversary. We focus on the important role the UTD plays, not only for teachers, but for students and parents as well.
Bells will sound Monday morning, ringing in the first day of the 2014-2015 school year.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools recently launched a new mobile app to provide parents, students, and employees faster access to up-to-date school information.
Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho did something unique Wednesday to “honor students whose paths have been both difficult but also inspirational.”
The Miami-Dade School district announced Tuesday a plan for a pilot program for the random drug testing of students participating in sports and other extracurricular activities. Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be implementing the program for the 2014-2015 school year.