Miami Lakes Educational Center
An undocumented immigrant teenager, who feared he would not get a chance to go to college because he did not have the money, is now officially a University of Florida Gator.
Miami Lakes Educational Center senior Giancarlo Tejeda has a secret that sets him apart from most of his classmates–he is an undocumented immigrant.
The State’s Board of Education met Tuesday in Miami to discuss, among other things, proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards. It also recognized Alberto Carvalho as the state superintendent of the year.
A South Florida teenager arrested for threatening an attack on his school did not appear in court Wednesday afternoon as expected. Instead, a judge ordered the teen to home detention and scheduled another hearing in January.
A Miami teen threatened on Twitter to “shoot up this school this Friday”, just days after the deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Students throughout South Florida continue to show their protest in the Trayvon Martin case. CBS4 caught up with a small, but vocal group of high school students from the Miami Lakes Educational Center.