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New School Year Brings Some Changes For South Florida Students

Bells will sound Monday morning, ringing in the first day of the 2014-2015 school year.

08/16/2014

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M-DCPS Launches Mobile App For Parents, Students, Employees

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.

08/11/2014

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Supt. Carvalho Gives Thousands Of His Own Money For Student Scholarships

Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho did something unique Wednesday to “honor students whose paths have been both difficult but also inspirational.”

08/06/2014

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Miami-Dade Public Schools Announces Program For Random Drug Testing

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.

08/05/2014

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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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