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Health Dept. Offering Free Back-To-School Immunizations In Miami-Dade

Some kids dread the thought of going back-to-school after summer vacation—and the idea of having to get vaccines is even worse.

07/29/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Teachers Union Challenges Bill Expanding School Vouchers

The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.

07/16/2014

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State Releases Elementary & Middle School Preliminary Grades

While last year’s grades are long gone from the minds of South Florida students, teachers and school board officials are taking a look at the state’s school grades released Friday.

07/11/2014

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Ruling May Chill School Districts Efforts To Challenge Charter School Conversions

A ruling against the Miami-Dade County Public School District was the first-ever ruling under Florida statutes, written specifically to prevent school districts from taking “unlawful reprisals” against employees who support charter school conversions.

07/09/2014

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Focus On South Florida: Communities in Schools

“Communities in Schools” in Miami is one of the nation’s largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in school. The organization is releasing a national public awareness campaign featuring young people who have graduated from high school as a result of their involvement with communities to school. In the show viewers will meet a student who was struggling but now being recognized as the best turnaround student based on her improved behavior, attitude and good grades.

06/16/2014

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Student Breaks Neck After Being Body Slammed At School

A Miramar middle-schooler is recovering from spinal surgery after he says he was body-slammed at school.

05/14/2014

BERLIN - JUNE 22: Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Broward School District Reverses Controversial Lice Decision

Broward County schools reversed a decision to allow students with head lice to remain in school.

CBS Miami–04/10/2014

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Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship Program

The future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.

04/08/2014

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State Drops Charges Against Teacher Accused Of Forcing Child To Clean Urinal

A Broward County teacher who was arrested in February for allegedly forcing a student to clean a dirty urinal with his bare hands no longer faces any charges.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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