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FIU President Mark Rosenberg (right) poses with Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (right) who received an honorary degree in public service from the university during their spring commencement ceremonies on Sunday.  (Source: FIU)

Supt. Carvalho Receives Honorary Degree From FIU

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho received an honorary degree in public service from Florida International University during their spring commencement ceremonies on Sunday.

04/27/2014

Nine-year-old Dontrell Darling. (Source: Family Photo)

Child Shot In The Face While Sleeping Remains In The Hospital

A 12-year-old Miami girl is speaking out after her nine-year-old brother was wounded during a drive-by shooting while they were sleeping inside their Miami home early Friday morning.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Superintendent Carvalho Proposes Tax Rate Decrease

A new proposal, made by Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, if approved by the School Board, will have homeowners paying a lower rate of taxes to the Miami-Dade school district than last year.

07/17/2013

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Hundreds Of Dade Students To Use iPads To Learn English

Hundreds of Miami-Dade County public school students are now armed with a new tool that will help them succeed.

CBS4–01/24/2013

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Miami-Dade School, City Chiefs Address Youth Safety

Some might call it the Newtown effect. In the wake of the shooting rampage that left 27 dead at Sandy Hook Elementary; South Florida agencies gathered Friday to see what they could do to prevent similar tragedy from striking here.

CBS4–01/18/2013

Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley is accused of sexually harassing two female officers. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Hurley Accused Of Sexual Harassment

The former head of Miami-Dade Schools Police is facing allegations of sexual harassment from two women under his command.

CBS4–01/15/2013

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Miami-Dade Schools Awarded $30 Mil As “Race To The Top” Finalist

Miami-Dade County Public Schools are $30 million dollars richer after being named a winner in the Department of Education’s Race to the Top District competition.

12/11/2012

Students at Miami Senior High.  (Source: CBS4)

Some Students Excited About New School Year In Dade

School bells rang for the first time in months across South Florida as students headed back to class on the first day of the new school year. In Miami-Dade, School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho started his day at the district’s bus depot with a message for parents and students.

My TV 33–08/20/2012

MAST Academy

School Board Approves New MAST Proposal

Conflict gave way to compromise at a Miami-Dade school board meeting Wednesday. The board discussed a controversial plan to expand ultra-selective MAST academy to Key Biscayne students. The proposal passed, but with significant changes from the last time the board discussed the issue last month.

CBS Miami–07/11/2012

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Dade Schools Adopting New Business Models

Bring a ‘business sense’ to the running of Miami-Dade’s public schools is the key to success. That’s according to Superintendent Alberto Carvalho who said their latest innovative ideas involve franchising, listen to the consumer and creating a for-profit business model for the school system.

CBS4–05/01/2012

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