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Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade’s Carvalho Named National Superintendent Of The Year

Miami-Dade Public Schools’ Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho gained the title of National Superintendent of the Year on Thursday.



Broward School Board Considering Cell Phone Ban For Parents

Many parents pass time in the sometimes forever-long school pick-up line by catching up with friends on the phone, or perhaps even finishing-up business over Bluetooth. But, in an effort to put the brakes on dangerous driving, the Broward school district is proposing a ban on all cell phone use on school property while driving.


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Mystery Illness Afflicting Broward Elementary School

A mystery illness that seems to be making its way around a Broward County school has prompted the school board to alert parents to the possible problem.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Superintendent Carvalho Proposes Tax Rate Decrease

A new proposal, made by Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, if approved by the School Board, will have homeowners paying a lower rate of taxes to the Miami-Dade school district than last year.


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State Board Approves School Grading Changes

The formula used to grade schools is changing once again. On Tuesday, the state’s Board of Education voted 4-3 to approve the formula change pushed by Education Commissioner Tony Bennett.


Raquel Regalado  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Raquel Regalado

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


Miami-Dade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho

M-D School Board Finalizes Budget Without Cutting Teachers

The Miami-Dade School Board finalized its $2.7 billion budget and tax rate for 2012-13 without cutting teachers or elective classes.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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M-D Superintendent Shares Vision For School Year

In front of students, teachers and administrators, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho delivered his opening-of-school address for the 2012-2013 school year.



Dade Board To Get New, Leaner School Budget

Full-time teachers will keep their jobs, more classes will live only on the internet, and administration will be streamlined under a $2.7 billion budget proposed my Miami-Dade’s school chief.


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School Board Approves New MAST Proposal

Conflict gave way to compromise at a Miami-Dade school board meeting Wednesday. The board discussed a controversial plan to expand ultra-selective MAST academy to Key Biscayne students. The proposal passed, but with significant changes from the last time the board discussed the issue last month.

CBS Miami–07/11/2012