School Supplies

(Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: The Education Fund

Back to school. It’s just about that time again. Since 1985,The Education Fund has worked side-by-side with the private sector to direct resources where they are needed most in Miami-Dade schools.
And the Ed Fund, as it’s called is in full back-to-school mode. Right now they are collecting back-to-school supplies for its Ocean Bank Center for Education Materials, a warehouse where public school teachers in Miami-Dade can pick up free school supplies. This benefits students, obviously. But it helps out the teachers too, some of whom are spending close to one-thousand dollars of their own money for supplies and materials in a single school year. We focus on the work the Education Fund does, and how you can help them achieve their goal.

My TV 33–08/12/2014

Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Supt. Carvalho Gives Thousands Of His Own Money For Student Scholarships

Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho did something unique Wednesday to “honor students whose paths have been both difficult but also inspirational.”

08/06/2014

(Source: blog.dormify.com)

Ask A South Florida Expert: Essentials When Dorm Shopping

Two seniors from the University of Miami were happy to share these tips to help incoming dorm-room-bound freshmen maximize their space, improve their everyday routines and even help them get along with their roommate.

08/01/2014

Students across Miami received back packs and other school supplies. (Source: CBS4)

Non-Profit Helps Adopted Kids Get Geared Up For School

With the upcoming school year just around the corner, it can be hectic trying to gather supplies. So JAFCO Children’s Village decided to give parents of adopted and foster a helping hand with a free Back-To-School event on Wednesday.

CBS Miami–08/14/2013

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Dade Commissioner Hosts Back-To-School Event

With the upcoming school year just around the corner, it can be hectic trying to gather supplies. So Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime has decided to give parents in his district a helping hand with a free Back-To-School event on Sunday.

CBS Miami–08/04/2013

Back To School Pencils

The Clock’s Ticking On “Back-To-School” Sales Tax Holiday

Families have just one more day to flock to stores in South Florida to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.

CBS Miami–08/03/2013

(Source: Florida Governor's Office)

Gov. Scott To Promote Teacher School Supply Debit Cards In S. Fla.

Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Wednesday afternoon to promote the state’s new teacher-supply debit card, which is aimed at helping teachers buy supplies without having to pay out-of-pocket costs.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

(Source: CBS4)

‘Amigos For Kids’ Holds Annual Back-To-School Drive

The kickoff for back to school events has started and are in full swing for the upcoming school year.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Firefighters Spark School Supplies Drive

School is almost back in session and while parents are gathering supplies, Fort Lauderdale firefighters are hoping they’ll be able to help out a lot kids who are less fortunate as well.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

Back To School Pencils

DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To School

Jazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!

07/15/2013

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