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Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Alberto Carvalho

CBS4’s Jim DeFede and Superintendent Alberto Carvalho discuss the school district’s discipline diversion program and civil citation program designed to keep juveniles from being given a criminal record, which was hailed this past week in Washington, DC.

CBS4–07/26/2015

Alberto Carvalho headed to the White House for national school discipline discussion. (Source: CBS4)

Carvalho Headed To White House For National School Discipline Discussion

Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho is headed to the White House for a national policy discussion on school discipline.

07/21/2015

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Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Less Than A Month Away

Shoppers who want to lessen the blow of stocking up on school supplies take note; the back-to-school sales tax holiday is less than a month away.

07/14/2015

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Florida DOH Offers Free Back-To-School Immunizations

What do some students dislike more than actually going back to school? Getting a shot at the doctor’s office. But for children entering kindergarten and the 7th grade, chances are they are due for a vaccine to meet requirements for school entry.

07/14/2015

Back To School, Teacher, Student, Communication, Meet The Teacher

Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

School Supplies, Supplies, Students, Back To School, Study Space, Studying

Liberty City Students Get Tools For School

Dozens of students in Liberty City are already getting prepped for school thanks to its sister city.

07/11/2015

Teen gets scholarship thanks to Diplomas Now. (Source: CBS4)

‘Diplomas Now’ Steers Booker T. Senior In The Right Direction

Sometimes students are headed in the wrong direction, and with proper guidance or steering, it’s possible for them to turn a corner and make the grade.

05/20/2015

NEW YORK - 1958:  In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.  Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the U.S., with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

Health Officials Confirm Measles Case St. Lucie County Child

A case of the measles has been confirmed in St. Lucie County.

04/16/2015

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A Look At The College Tuition Perks At Starbucks, McDonald’s

Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement for workers to earn an online undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, instead of just two years. Last week, McDonald’s Corp. also announced it was expanding a college tuition assistance program to workers at all its U.S. stores.

04/07/2015

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AAP: School-Based Drug Testing Lacks “Solid Evidence For Their Effectiveness”

The American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday that, although school drug testing has hypothetical benefits, it opposes the widespread implementation of schools drug testing students.

03/30/2015

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