Miami-Dade County Public Schools
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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.
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.
Hundreds of part-time Miami-Dade County Public Schools food service employees have gotten a crash course on healthier food.
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.
Two Miami-Dade public school employees were arrested for allegedly defrauding the county’s medical insurance plan.
Miami-Dade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and United Teachers of Dade president Karen Aronowitz announced an agreement on the 2011-2012 school year that will prevent any teachers, and many clerical and school support workers from being laid off.
Miami-Dade and Broward’s school districts have once again made the grade and are being considered for one of the nation’s most prestigious education awards in the country.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho has recommended that school district administrators and high-level clerical employees be given a pay cut.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools lead the way in the national “Let’s Move” campaign, encouraging kids to achieve their physical fitness goals.