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Dade, Broward Schools Monitoring Erika’s Progress

Now that Tropical Storm Erika is not expected to reach hurricane strength before it impacts South Florida, many are wondering what that means for school on Monday.


Walker Elementary School in Fort Lauderdale (Source: CBS4)

Failing School To Shine Bright On First Day Of Class In Fort Lauderdale

The doors don’t open to students until next week, but there is already a lot of action behind the scenes at Walker Elementary School, one of 14 failing elementary schools in Broward which is undergoing a dramatic change as part of a state-mandated effort to fix low-performing campuses.

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WiFi, GPS Now On Many Dade School Buses

More than a thousand buses prepared for the launch of the new school year as new programs are being offered for students and parents.


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CDC: Most Middle & High Schools Start Too Early

What time does your child’s school bell ring? If it’s before 8:30 AM, the Centers for Disease Control say it’s too early and may lead to insufficient sleep and related health risks.


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Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

It’s almost time to load the shopping cart with pens, pencils, markers and everything else your child needs for the school year. But you may want to wait for Friday as the state’s “tax-free holiday” is set to begin.


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

School bells will be ringing before you know it–have you begun school shopping? May want to wait for Friday.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.