Facing South Florida: Raquel RegaladoMiami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado discusses the $1.2 billion school bond referendum.
South Florida Schools Closed MondayMiami-Dade, Monroe, and Broward County Schools announced Saturday that all classes have been canceled for Monday, August 27.
Dade Schools Adopting New Business ModelsBring 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.
More Florida Teens Graduating High School More and more Florida high school students are making the grade. The state’s Department of Education released figures Monday which showed that the graduation rate increased to 80 percent in the 2010-11 school year.
Carvalho Plan Could Make All Schools WirelessMiami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho wants his schools to have wireless Internet and announced a plan Wednesday that could secure the funding needed to make his wish a reality.
School Bells Ring Across South Florida The long summer break has come to an end as more than 600,000 students in Miami-Dade and Broward head back to class for the first day of the new school year.
Miami Edison & Central High Schools To Remain OpenThe fate of Miami Edison Senior High School and Miami Central High School was decided Friday afternoon and both schools will remain under control of the Miami-Dade County School district.
School Board Extends Carvalho's Contract Through 2015It looks like Broward has lost out on their chance to possibly hire Alberto Carvalho to be their new Superintendent of schools.
Carvalho & Union Protect All Teacher JobsMiami-Dade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and United Teachers of Dade president Karen Aronowitz announced an agreement on the 2011-2012 school year that will prevent any teachers, and many clerical and school support workers from being laid off.