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Miami Dade Public Schools

A View From the Stage

Raquel Regalado | Posted 08.07.2013 | Miami
Raquel Regalado

So today, Class of 2013, I invite you to enter the Arena! To set aside your fear of failure, to forget about what people may think, to walk out of this stadium and let go of the lives you've planned and allow yourselves the opportunity to live a life that will exceed all of your expectations. Congratulations!

Big Win For Carvalho

WSVN | Posted 05.14.2013 | Miami

MIAMI (WSVN) -- Miami-Dade school's superintendent received a major vote of confidence from his school board members....

Miami-Dade Schools Top Cop Demoted

Posted 01.31.2013 | Miami

The police chief of Miami-Dade Schools was demoted Thursday in the wake of sexual harassment allegations from female employees. Embattled top cop J...

The Appalling Reason This Teacher Lost His Job

Posted 01.24.2013 | Miami

A Hialeah High School English teacher is without a job after he allegedly punched an underaged girl who refused his sexual advances. Manuel Cruz, 5...

'He Became Erect'

NBC South Florida | Willard Shepard | Posted 01.16.2013 | Miami

Two Miami-Dade Schools Police officers filed lawsuits Tuesday alleging that Police Chief Charles Hurley sexually harassed them and that they suffered ...

Miami Schools Get Top Award

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 10.23.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- One of the country's most prestigious education prizes was awarded Tuesday to the Miami-Dade County Public Schools for improving student achi...

Q&A: Alberto Carvalho On Public Schools, Immigration, And The FCAT

Posted 09.12.2012 | Miami

It's hard to imagine more than a handful of jobs more difficult than that of Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The nation's 4th-larg...

Nearly 900 Districts Vie For $400 Million In Federal Ed Grants

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 08.31.2012 | Education

MIAMI -- Nearly 900 school districts across the nation intend to apply for a slice of close to $400 million in grants that the U.S. Education Departme...

WATCH: Dade Schools Employee Arrested In Sex Sting

Posted 08.20.2012 | Miami

A local elementary school custodian faces a string of sex crime charges after luring someone he believed to be a 14-year-old girl from Louisiana to Mi...

Some Florida Teachers Must Work An Extra Hour Each Day, While Uncertainty Regarding Pay Continues

Posted 08.16.2012 | Education

Some Florida teachers will be made to teach an extra hour each day, with their compensation for that additional hour still in flux, WPLG reports. I...

WATCH: Are Anti-Gay Sermons OK In Public Schools?

Posted 07.24.2012 | Miami

A South Florida pastor, whose sermons include "Bible Says Gays and Sex Addicts Can Change and Should Change," is under review by the Miami-Dade school...

WATCH: Worst Kindergarten Teacher EVER?

Posted 07.20.2012 | Miami

A Miami-Dade kindergarten teacher was caught misbehaving -- big time. Reina Herrera, 32, was arrested when witnesses saw a woman wearing dark cloth...

2nd Dade Schools Employee Reassigned Over Investigation

Posted 06.28.2012 | Miami

A second high-ranking employee of Miami-Dade Public Schools has been reassigned as the district investigates allegations of overusing the Baker Act. ...

Is School Board Selling Magnet School's Soul?

| Miami New Times | Posted 06.13.2012 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Michael Miller Maritime and Science Technology (MAST) Academy is one of Miami's best public schools...

New Video Game-Themed High School Program May Be A Hard Sell

Posted 09.12.2012 | Education

Never mind video games getting in the way of homework or learning time. At one Florida school, video games are homework. A new magnet program at M...

PHOTOS: Classmates Hold Candlelight Vigil For Trayvon Martin

Posted 05.27.2012 | Miami

Hours after hundreds of Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High students wore black clothing to school, hundreds still gathered for a candlelight vigil to hon...

Meatless Monday: Life After Copenhagen

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Welcome to life after Copenhagen. Wonder where we go from here? Me, too. Then I had the opportunity to speak with Molly Wizenberg, better known a...