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Miami-Dade Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho was named Florida’s Superintendent of the Year by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS). Pictured above (left –right) are FADSS President Wally Cox, Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho, and FADSS Chief Executive Officer and Florida Senator Bill Montford.  (Source: Twitter/Alberto Carvalho)

Alberto Carvalho Named State’s “Superintendent Of The Year”

Miami-Dade Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho has been named the state’s Superintendent of the Year. The announcement was made during the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) during their 68th annual joint conference in Tampa.

12/04/2013

Jim Defede & Raquel Regalado (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: HS Athletes & Steroids

Should high school athletes be tested for steroid use? Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado joins Jim to talk about the town hall meetings she has been conducting trying to generate support for her proposal that would allow for steroid testing of local high school athletes.

CBS4–10/21/2013

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Labor Day: What’s Open & Closed

Monday is Labor Day. Here’s what’s open and closed throughout South Florida.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

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Labor Day Closures

Monday, September 2 is Labor Day and that means government offices and schools will be closed.

08/30/2013

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New Year, New Challenges For Miami-Dade Students

Nearly 350,000 students in Miami-Dade headed back to class Monday for the start of the new school year.

08/19/2013

Parents prepare for their kids to head back to school (Source: CBS4)

Back To School Down To The Wire In South Florida

With just hours before the start of the new school year, parents and students could be seen wandering stores with supply lists in hand, Sunday.

CBS4–08/18/2013

(Source: Miami-Dade County Schools)

Performance Pay Given To Miami-Dade School Leaders

School leaders in Miami-Dade County were rewarded for their performances within the school district.

CBS4–07/11/2013

Yvonne Perez-Suarez, FL Dep’t of Agriculture Consumer Advocate (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Summer Food Service Program

Classes don’t resume until August, but the cafeteria is open all summer at dozens of South Florida schools. We talk about a federally funded program that aims to keep children from going hungry while school is out and how families in need can benefit.

My TV 33–07/01/2013

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Sexual Harassement Suits Against Fmr. Schools Police Chief Settled

A pair of lawsuits filed by two female police officers with the Miami-Dade County school system which accused the former police chief of sexual harassment have been settled.

CBS4–05/21/2013

Miami-Dade School Board Member Raquel Regalado.  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: The Future of the FCAT

Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado discusses the ongoing controversy of “teaching to the test” and the curriculum set to soon replace the FCAT.

CBS4–05/13/2013

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