Miami Dade School District

Miami-Dade Teacher Says She Lost Job After Reporting Child Sex AbuseA former Miami-Dade school teacher at Brownsville Middle School says she lost her job after reporting that one of her students told her that she had been molested by her stepfather.
Thousands Head Back To Class In Miami-DadeThe 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.
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.
School Janitor Accused Of Attacking 5th GraderA South Florida mother is speaking out after she says her son was assaulted by a custodian at Sabel Palm Elementary School.
Broward School District Reverses Controversial Lice DecisionBroward County schools reversed a decision to allow students with head lice to remain in school.
School Officials: Miami-Dade School Buses Should Run Smoothly MondayMiami-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.
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.
Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Hurley Accused Of Sexual HarassmentThe former head of Miami-Dade Schools Police is facing allegations of sexual harassment from two women under his command.
Dade Teachers To Vote On Contract Proposal MondayTeachers across Miami-Dade could soon see a little more in their paychecks. On Monday they will vote on a three year contract.
Miami & Broward Schools Looking To Set Social Media PolicyThe 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.
Dade School District Works Out Healthcare Deal With Teachers UnionThe 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.
Study: Few Miami-Dade Teachers Dismissed For Poor PerformanceThe nation's fourth largest school district dismisses the fewest teachers for poor performance, according to a group that analyzes teacher quality.