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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.

CBS4–04/04/2012

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

homelessness

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.

CBS4–11/28/2011

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.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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.

CBS4–07/15/2011

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.

CBS4–04/23/2011

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