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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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College-Bound Students Turning To Gift Registries For Supplies

As college freshmen prepare for their first semester, many are turning to friends and relatives for help.

07/17/2014

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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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Four Krop High Students Receive Silver Knight Awards

It’s one of the highest awards in the country given to high school students.

05/21/2014

Sullenberger and his crew won international acclaim for their actions that day, including the passage of a Congressional resolution recognizing their bravery. In May, the now retired pilot was named CBS News Aviation and Safety Expert.(Source: CBS4)

“Miracle On The Hudson” Pilot Speaks At South Florida Graduation

He is known as the pilot credited with the “Miracle on the Hudson” and Saturday, he will address South Florida graduates.

05/10/2014

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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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FL House Passes In-State Tuition Bill

A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.

03/20/2014

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Voucher Program Expansion Measure Pulled

It does not look as if State legislators will expand a Florida program that helps low income children attend private schools this year.

03/20/2014

Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy.
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Broward Schools To Allow Students With Head Lice To Remain In Class

Broward County schools have updated their guidelines when it comes to students with head lice.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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