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Thousands Head Back To Class In Miami-Dade

The long, hot days of summer are a thing of the past for hundreds of thousands of Miami-Dade school kids as they headed back to class Monday for the start of the new year.

08/18/2014

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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

May 22, 2014: A 5th grade student was allegedly choked by a janitor at Sabel Palm Elementary.  (Source: CBS4)

School Janitor Accused Of Attacking 5th Grader

A South Florida mother is speaking out after she says her son was assaulted by a custodian at Sabel Palm Elementary School.

CBS Miami–05/22/2014

BERLIN - JUNE 22: Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Broward School District Reverses Controversial Lice Decision

Broward County schools reversed a decision to allow students with head lice to remain in school.

CBS Miami–04/10/2014

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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

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Superintendent Carvalho Proposes Tax Rate Decrease

A new proposal, made by Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, if approved by the School Board, will have homeowners paying a lower rate of taxes to the Miami-Dade school district than last year.

07/17/2013

Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley is accused of sexually harassing two female officers. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Hurley Accused Of Sexual Harassment

The former head of Miami-Dade Schools Police is facing allegations of sexual harassment from two women under his command.

CBS4–01/15/2013

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Dade Teachers To Vote On Contract Proposal Monday

Teachers across Miami-Dade could soon see a little more in their paychecks. On Monday they will vote on a three year contract.

11/18/2012

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Miami & Broward Schools Looking To Set Social Media Policy

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.

CBS4–02/15/2012

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Dade School District Works Out Healthcare Deal With Teachers Union

The Miami-Dade school district has reached a tentative healthcare deal with its teachers union. The proposal covers an expected $65 million increase in healthcare costs for 2012.

CBS4–01/25/2012

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