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Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 06:31 PM EDT

Financial Aid Expansion to Benefit 235K FL College Students

Financial Aid Expansion to Benefit 235K FL College Students

As Florida university and college students return to campus this month, many will benefit from a major expansion of need-based financial aid.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 04:49 PM EDT

Medley Warehouse Offers Teachers Free Classroom Supplies

Medley Warehouse Offers Teachers Free Classroom Supplies

This magical land where teachers shop for free study is called The Education Fund's Ocean Bank Center for Educational Materials.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 06:08 PM EDT

More Than 100 Boxes Of School Supplies Donated Friday

More Than 100 Boxes Of School Supplies Donated Friday

South Floridians gave back to their community in impressive fashion.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:03 PM EDT

Hialeah Teacher Buys School Supplies For Students In Need

Hialeah Teacher Buys School Supplies For Students In Need

Everyone knows teachers don’t do it for the money. They are notoriously underpaid, but most of them still spend their own cash on supplies for their classroom. According to the non-profit school support...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:41 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Teacher Spends Own Money on School Supplies

Miami-Dade Teacher Spends Own Money on School Supplies

Everyone knows teachers don’t do it for the money. They are notoriously underpaid, but most of them still spend their own cash on supplies for their classroom. According to the non-profit school support...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 06:58 PM EDT

Liberty City Teacher Uses Grants To Keep Classroom Current

Liberty City Teacher Uses Grants To Keep Classroom Current

It’s not breaking news that the vast majority of teachers in the U.S. spend at least some of their own money on classroom supplies. That’s been happening forever, usually at this time of year, a few weeks before...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:34 AM EDT

Back to School Shopping Already in Full Force For Some

Back to School Shopping Already in Full Force For Some

The National Retail Federation figures back to school spending to be at least 10 percent higher than last year – and some retailers are trying to make it earlier and easier for you this year.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 01:47 PM EDT

Broward Students Awarded Thousands in Scholarship Money

Broward Students Awarded Thousands in Scholarship Money

In all, 207 students received scholarships ranging from $500 to a full four year Florida Prepaid plan – in total, $750,000 in awards were handed out.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 10:03 PM EDT

Students Gain Experience, Cash in Internship Programs

Students Gain Experience, Cash in Internship Programs

Thanks to the Miami-Dade Public Schools' Summer Youth Internship program, being an intern is not just for college students anymore.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 07:58 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Achieves No 'F' Schools in Latest State Grades

Miami-Dade Achieves No 'F' Schools in Latest State Grades

The county as a whole got a “B” grade for the eighth straight academic year – grades that use a variety of factors, including standardized test scores, graduation rates, students in advances classes and more.

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