Miami Dade School Board
Conflict gave way to compromise at a Miami-Dade school board meeting Wednesday. The board discussed a controversial plan to expand ultra-selective MAST academy to Key Biscayne students. The proposal passed, but with significant changes from the last time the board discussed the issue last month.
A large, vocal crowd showed up Wednesday’s Miami-Dade School Board meeting as the board takes up a controversial plan to open MAST Academy to all students living in Key Biscayne.
Just 24 hours after the state of Florida decided to lower standards to allow more students to pass the written part of the FCAT; the Miami-Dade School Board is debating whether the FCAT is setting expectations correctly or is too hard.
Actress Goldie Hawn has teamed up with the Miami-Dade School Board to help students of South Florida deal with stress management.
The social media revolution is already well underway; but now, Miami-Dade and Broward schools are coming to the realization that a social media policy may be needed for both teachers and students.
The Miami-Dade County School Board has voted to keep Perla Tabares Hantman as chairwoman for the 2011-12 school year. It will be her fifth term as Chair.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho has recommended that school district administrators and high-level clerical employees be given a pay cut.
There could be a fundamental shift in the Miami-Dade School Board if the Florida Senate follows the lead of the Florida House of Representatives.