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Miami-Dade, Broward School Chiefs React To Conn. Shooting

Local school officials reacted to the horrific massacre of nearly two dozen young kids with the same sadness shared by the rest of the nation.

CBS4–12/14/2012

Coral Reef parent Steve Kronen attended Sunday's information session on meningitis.  (Source: CBS4)

Coral Reef Parents Get Schooled On Meningitis

Parents of Coral Reef Senior High students got a lesson on meningitis Sunday morning from staffers with the county’s department of health.

10/14/2012

A free food truck rolled into Miami-Dade County Public Schools for the summer. (CBS4)

Healthy Food Truck Rolls Into Miami-Dade County Public Schools

School may be out but Miami Dade County Public Schools want to let students know they are not forgotten: their very first food truck is rolling into schools near you.

CBS4–06/21/2012

(Source: CBS4) Organic produce

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.

CBS4–06/07/2012

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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.

CBS4–01/18/2012

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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.

CBS4–12/19/2011

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.  

My TV 33–12/06/2011

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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.

CBS4–11/08/2011

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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.

CBS4–10/28/2011

(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.

CBS4–08/19/2011

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