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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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