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Miami Dade Public Schools

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Miami-Dade In The Running For Top Education Prize

As Miami-Dade Public Schools have learned, sometimes it pays to be teacher’s pet. For the fifth time, the county’s school district has been nominated for the prestigious Broad Prize.


Teach-A-Thon For Education

Focus on South Florida – Teach-A-Thon For The Education Fund

Business professionals and community leaders become teachers for a day to raise money to benefit Miami-Dade’s classroom teachers and students.

My TV 33–02/28/2012


The Secret Life Of Adolescent Homelessness In S. Fla.

Thirteen year old Dontral Jackson kept it a secret until now. Hiding the fact that he’s homeless from his classmates at school out of embarrassment.


Kids Eating

Focus On South Florida — Healthy School Vending Machines

Miami-Dade public school students can choose healthy foods, thanks to new vending machines.

My TV 33–10/12/2011

(photo courtesy CBS4) Dr. Omar Monteagudo, principal, School For Advanced Studies

Focus on South Florida – School For Advanced Studies

    A dual-enrollment program allows select Miami-Dade high school students get a head start on higher education by earning credits at Miami Dade College.    

My TV 33–09/19/2011

Alberto Carvalho gave legislative members a tour of some Miami-Dade Schools on Thursday, September 15, 2011. (Source: CBS4)

MD Legislative Delegation Members Tour Schools With Carvalho

It’s not everyday you see people in suits riding a big yellow school bus, but that was the scene in downtown Miami Thursday morning.


Summer Meal Plan

Program Serves Up Healthy Lunches To Kids Over The Summer

School may be out for summer but Miami-Dade Public Schools food service employees are hard at work making sure that their students are still getting a proper lunch.


The reigning Miss Miami USA leads a campaign to save arts education in the Miami-Dade Public Schools.

Focus on South Florida: Speaking Out for the Arts

The reigning Miss Miami USA leads a campaign to save programs in the visual and performing arts in Miami-Dade public schools.

My TV 33–07/11/2011

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Miami-Dade Schools Employee Is New Superintendent At Collier District

Collier County School District has a new member on their team and she’s from Miami. Kamela Patton, a 24-year veteran of the Miami Dade Public Schools system, was named the new superintendent of the Collier County School District this week.