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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

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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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Miami-Dade School Supt. Livid Over Leak Of Trayvon Martin’s Records

Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho on Wednesday condemned the leak of disciplinary records for 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. The junior at Michael Krop Senior High School was shot and killed by a community crimewatch member in Central Florida last month.

CBS4–03/28/2012

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Miami-Dade Schools Dominate Hispanic AP Exam Rankings

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade leads the nation for the number of Hispanics who scored well in Advanced Placement exams. According to the national College Board, the Miami-Dade County Public Schools district ranked first in the […]

01/25/2012

Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent, Miami-Dade County Public Schools reads to the children during the unveiling of the Learn & Play Center presented by HP and State Farm at the Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School in Miami, Florida.  Copyright NBAE 2011 (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carvalho Named Finalist For Top State Education Honor

The man usually congratulating other South Florida educators for winning awards may soon win a big award of his own.

CBS4–09/22/2011

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Dade Teachers To Get Merit Pay, State Says

Some of Miami-Dade’s best teachers could find something extra in their paychecks by September. That’s because the school district’s merit pay plan was given the green light by state education officials.

CBS4–06/22/2011

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Dade Teachers May Get Merit Pay This Summer

If things go as planned, Miami-Dade teachers may see compensation coming their way. That’s because the Miami-Dade school district is poised to become one of the first in the nation to launch a merit pay program — one that could propel top teachers to more than $100,000 in compensation.

CBS4–05/28/2011

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