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Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 at 02:01 PM EDT

S. Plantation HS Students Place First in NASA Competition

S. Plantation HS Students Place First in NASA Competition

Six students from South Plantation High School proved they've got what it takes to make it in space.

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 08:45 PM EDT

Brag About Your School: Chaminade-Madonna College Prep

Brag About Your School: Chaminade-Madonna College Prep

Size matters, so the saying goes, and sometimes, smaller is better. Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory High School is proud of its 13 to 1 student-teacher ratio. When your school has only about 500 students...

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 09:28 PM EDT

Florida May No Longer Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Fail Test

Florida May No Longer Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Fail Test

Florida may stop holding back third-grade students who fare badly on the state's standardized tests.

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 07:38 PM EDT

Lawsuit Seeks End to Florida Tax Credit Scholarship

Lawsuit Seeks End to Florida Tax Credit Scholarship

Several groups, including the teachers unions, the Florida School Boards Association, and the Florida Congress of Parents and Teachers have filed a lawsuit to end the FTC scholarship program.

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 08:13 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Students Building for Future With Robotics Program

Miami-Dade Students Building for Future With Robotics Program

They’re just small robotic vehicles, but they have power, including the power to make kids passionate about STEM subjects. Students at North Miami and Edison Park Middle Schools are designing, programming,...

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 06:52 PM EDT

Brag About Your School: Pompano Beach High School

Brag About Your School: Pompano Beach High School

What do you call a high school that graduates 100 percent of its students, almost every kid goes on to college, and they only go to school four days a week? We call it unique. They call it Pompano Beach...

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 09:36 PM EDT

MAST @ FIU Students Prep For Miami ePrix Race

MAST @ FIU Students Prep For Miami ePrix Race

A group of students at MAST @ FIU have built their own race car. Except this car doesn't run on gas. Instead, it runs on a pair of twelve bolt batteries.

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:19 AM EDT

Class Size Limits May Be Eased for School Districts

Class Size Limits May Be Eased for School Districts

Class size limits could be eased for Florida's schools under a bill now moving in the Florida Legislature.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 09:39 PM EDT

Tour Miami-Dade School's IT and Security Center

Tour Miami-Dade School's IT and Security Center

The Miami-Dade school district gave NBC 6 South Florida a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of its information and technology security center, where technicians detected and repelled a major cyber attack last week.

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 at 08:02 PM EDT

Brag About Your School: David Lawrence K-8 Center

Brag About Your School: David Lawrence K-8 Center

A fountain powered by the sun, decorated and built by students? How about a wind turbine that powers a campus radio station? You might say David Lawrence, Junior K-8 Center is powered by innovation.

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