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Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 02:56 PM EDT

Local Spotlight: Local Teacher Honored With Prestigious 'Sondheim Award'

Local Spotlight: Local Teacher Honored With Prestigious 'Sondheim Award'

Monsignor Edward Pace High School drama teacher Cristina Pla-Guzman is one of 14 teachers across the country to receive the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 07:14 PM EDT

Spotlight on Truth Spittahz of Miramar High School

Spotlight on Truth Spittahz of Miramar High School

As trends go, high school poetry clubs are hot. Last weekend, 36 schools competed in the Louder Than a Bomb poetry competition at Nova Southeastern University, sponsored by Blue Apple Poetry and the Jason Taylor...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 06:53 PM EDT

Brag About Lawton Chiles Middle School

Brag About Lawton Chiles Middle School

Spanish? Check. French? Check. Italian? Very few schools can check that box. Lawton Chiles Middle School is the exception. The eccezione, as they would say in Rome.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 10:43 AM EDT

PBC Teen's Science Project Catches Obama's Eye

PBC Teen's Science Project Catches Obama's Eye

A 14-year-old Florida girl's science project caught the eye of President Obama during the White House Science Fair.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 07:13 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Chyanne Fletcher

SWAG on 6: Chyanne Fletcher

The immigrant dream is alive and well, thanks to kids like Chyanne Fletcher. She's a petite junior at Hollywood Hills High School who moved to Florida from Pakistan in 2010.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 07:05 PM EDT

FIU Medical Students Form Organization to Help Haitians

FIU Medical Students Form Organization to Help Haitians

There are many Western organizations dedicated to alleviating Third World misery. A new one based in Miami is different.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 06:50 PM EDT

Brag About Cypress Bay High School

Brag About Cypress Bay High School

Walk onto campus at Cypress Bay High School in Weston and look around. It feels like a college, and with 4,600 students, it’s bigger than many institutions of higher learning.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 08:06 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Elena Lopez and Nadia Mazinani

SWAG on 6: Elena Lopez and Nadia Mazinani

Elena Lopez and Nadia Mazinani are seniors at Coral Reef High School, they're best friends, and they share the same passion: fighting breast cancer.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 06:55 PM EDT

Coding in Academics Program a Hit With Broward Students

Coding in Academics Program a Hit With Broward Students

Some middle school students are joining the CIA. Too young to be spies? Of course, but the perfect age for the Coding In Academics program.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 09:12 AM EDT

US Dept. of Ed. to Investigate Pinellas Schools

US Dept. of Ed. to Investigate Pinellas Schools

The U.S. Department of Education says it is launching a civil rights investigation into whether the Pinellas County School District is systematically discriminating against black children.

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