Miami-Dade’s Schools Superintendent has weighed in on the debate of state standardized testing. In an op-ed piece in CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald, Alberto Carvalho urged common sense when it comes to testing.
Florida’s Lee County school board has done an about face when it comes to state standardized testing. Last week, the county voted not to administer tests tied to the Common Core academic standards or any end-of-course exams.
The crisis of thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexican border is being felt across the United States and in South Florida as well.
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.
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.
The bands, the face paint, the Friday night lights are back in South Florida as the high school football season kicks off.
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.
Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado discusses the $1.2 billion school bond
Alberto Carvalho can be seen running across Miami-Dade as if he were running on the November ballot himself.
It’s become an on-going saga for people who live in the Village of Key Biscayne. The debate is over whether MAST Academy should be opened up to all Key Biscayne high school students.