Raquel Regalado

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Courthouse

We take you on a tour of the Miami-Dade Courthouse with the chief administrative judge showing the state of disrepair, water damage and busted concrete. Then Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado and attorney Joe Serota face off in a debate on the $393 million bond issue to build a new civil courthouse.

CBS4–11/03/2014

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Officials Want Hispanic Heritage Month To Grow Up

Miami Dade County School Board members pushed for an upgrade in schools’ learning activities during Hispanic Heritage month.

10/05/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Superintendent Carvalho Weighs In On State Standardized Testing

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.

09/03/2014

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Lee Co. Decides Not To Opt Out Of Standardized 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.

09/02/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Unaccompanied Minors In Miami Take English Classes On 1st Day Of School

The crisis of thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexican border is being felt across the United States and in South Florida as well.

08/18/2014

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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.

08/05/2014

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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Idea Floated To Randomly Drug Test 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.

CBS Miami–08/30/2013

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

Raquel Regalado  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Raquel Regalado

Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado discusses the $1.2 billion school bond
referendum.

CBS4–09/23/2012

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