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Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 at 09:58 PM EDT

MDPS Command Center Holds Hurricane Emergency Drill

MDPS Command Center Holds Hurricane Emergency Drill

School starts in less than a week, and officials with Miami-Dade County Public Schools said they're prepared to weather any storm.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 at 07:11 PM EDT

MDPS Superintendent Back to School Address

MDPS Superintendent Back to School Address

Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho outlined his vision for the upcoming school year in a back to school address Tuesday morning.

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 at 06:58 PM EDT

Miami-Dade School Buses Test High-Tech Upgrades

Miami-Dade School Buses Test High-Tech Upgrades

As Miami-Dade County Public Schools prepare to welcome back tens of thousands of students next week, the district took its fleet of school buses on a test run Monday.

Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 at 06:44 PM EDT

Kids Get Free Bookbags in Miami

Kids Get Free Bookbags in Miami

More than 1,000 backpacks were given away Saturday in a bookbag and school supply drive in Miami. NBC 6's Erika Glover reports.

Friday, Aug 7, 2015 at 07:20 AM EDT

Florida's Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

Florida's Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday is kicking off and this time it's going to last longer.

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015 at 06:47 PM EDT

FIU Camp Preparing Pre-Kindergarten Kids

FIU Camp Preparing Pre-Kindergarten Kids

Forty-five children with attention deficit and emotional control issues in the same room? Sounds like a recipe for chaos, but it turns out to be a stepping stone for academic readiness.

Friday, Aug 7, 2015 at 12:33 PM EDT

Gear Up for Florida's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday!

Gear Up for Florida's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday!

As the summer days come to an end, Florida shoppers can prepare for the upcoming school year by participating in the ten-day “back to school sales tax holiday” starting this Friday, August 7.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 at 08:03 PM EDT

Sneak Peek at New Menu Items for Miami-Dade Students

Sneak Peek at New Menu Items for Miami-Dade Students

The district's Food and Nutrition Director unveiled new menu items she hopes the students will like.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 07:08 PM EDT

STEM Camp Helps Students Complete Science Projects

STEM Camp Helps Students Complete Science Projects

Once your kids get to middle school, public or private, chances are they will be required to complete a science fair project. For some students, this is a satisfying, exciting adventure into the world of...

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 09:32 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Launches New Education Programs

Miami-Dade Launches New Education Programs

When Miami-Dade students return to class, it'll be a whole new world for some of them.

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