Miami-Dade Schools

Dalicia Barnes (Source: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Police: Mother Threatens To Harm Kids, Officers Find Gun

Authorities are investigating a woman who Miami-Dade school officials said threatened to harm her kids in Miami Gardens on Wednesday.

11/05/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Officials Report 10-Year-Old Girl Was Located

School officials in Miami-Dade County said a 10-year-old girl who never arrived at her designated location after school Friday showed up at her home after a brief search for her.

10/03/2014

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Back-to-School with Alberto Carvalho

On the eve of the start of the new school year, Jim sits down for a special half hour with Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Albert Carvalho. The two discuss the new standards replacing the FCAT as well as how the district will handle the influx of refugee children in our community from Central America.

CBS4–08/18/2014

(Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: The Education Fund

Back to school. It’s just about that time again. Since 1985,The Education Fund has worked side-by-side with the private sector to direct resources where they are needed most in Miami-Dade schools.
And the Ed Fund, as it’s called is in full back-to-school mode. Right now they are collecting back-to-school supplies for its Ocean Bank Center for Education Materials, a warehouse where public school teachers in Miami-Dade can pick up free school supplies. This benefits students, obviously. But it helps out the teachers too, some of whom are spending close to one-thousand dollars of their own money for supplies and materials in a single school year. We focus on the work the Education Fund does, and how you can help them achieve their goal.

My TV 33–08/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

MD Schools Police Hold Drill Ahead Of New School Year

MDSPD teamed up with agencies from across the county Wednesday for an active shooter exercise at the South Dade Skill Center.

08/06/2014

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

Carrie Leah Weingarth  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Mother Accused Of Parental Abduction, To Be Released

A mother accused of parental abduction will be released Friday from house arrest.

04/11/2014

US President Barack Obama jokingly shakes hands with First Lady Michelle Obama as he arrives to speaks after visiting a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida on March 7, 2014. (Source: ANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Teacher Says Anti-Obama Views Got Him Banned From Attending Speech

When President Barack Obama appeared at Coral Reef High School, he was met with applause and cheers. But at least one Coral Reef Senior High teacher said his dislike of Obama kept him from attending the president’s speech.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

(Courtesy: Miami-Dade Corrections Department)

Police: Region Superintendent Of Schools Arrested Over Incident With Gun

A police investigation revealed the Region Superintendent for the South Region office for public schools, Dr. Alexis Martinez, got involved in an incident with a gun and ended up under arrest.

02/24/2014

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