MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho shared his vision for the upcoming school year during an opening of schools address Tuesday morning.READ MORE: Miami Commissioners Expected To Vote On Ordinance Banning Homeless Encampments
Carvalho spoke to Miami-Dade school board members, administrators and community partners at the Arsht Center for Performing Arts in downtown Miami.
He talked about the increased security presence at each Miami-Dade school in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland.READ MORE: Investigation Underway Following 'Running Gunfight' Between Two Cars And Shots Fired At Officer In North Miami Beach
Carvalho also noted that Miami-Dade schools will be focusing on mental health awareness in addition to a strong curriculum.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the fourth largest school district in the country.
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The school district website says Miami-Dade County has 392 schools and over 40,000 employees.