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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:16 AM EDT

Back to School Week: Bus Routes and Schedules

Back to School Week: Bus Routes and Schedules

Complete school bus schedules for Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:15 PM EDT

Back to School: Enrollment Up As Kids Return to School

Back to School: Enrollment Up As Kids Return to School

No more staying up late during the week. Farewell to sleeping in. And, hello homework! The lazy days of summer are ending for millions of children as they grab their backpacks, pencils and notebooks and return...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:09 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Schools Holds Pep Rally for Principals

Miami-Dade Schools Holds Pep Rally for Principals

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho held his annual pep rally for principals to get them fired up for the new school year.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 08:42 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Schools Expanding Choice, Magnet Programs

Miami-Dade Schools Expanding Choice, Magnet Programs

Miami-Dade Schools will be offering close to 60 new programs this year for students to take at schools across the county.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 06:45 PM EDT

FIU Holds Health and Fitness Camp for Students

FIU Holds Health and Fitness Camp for Students

Most parents can't tell if their children are technically overweight. You've probably heard moms and dads describe their child as chubby or plump, but that he or she will "grow out of it." Experts say that...

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 07:47 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Students Attend Coding Camp

Miami-Dade Students Attend Coding Camp

iTECH at Thomas Edison High School is hosting the camp for ninth and tenth graders who are doing this because they want to, not because they have to. The 50 slots for the camp’s two sessions were filled...

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 07:10 PM EDT

Summer Jobs Teach Miami Students About Personal Finance

Summer Jobs Teach Miami Students About Personal Finance

Summer jobs programs for high school kids have been around forever. The City of Miami, however, has one with a different twist. Its Summer Youth Employment and Financial Empowerment Program teaches 150 kids the...

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 06:45 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Schools Grade Higher Than State Average

Miami-Dade Schools Grade Higher Than State Average

Miami-Dade County Public Schools had a higher average percentage of "A" and "B" schools than the rest of the state in the latest grades.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 07:35 PM EDT

Science Without Borders Program at FIU

Science Without Borders Program at FIU

When you think of Brazil, the Amazon rain forest, soccer, and the upcoming Olympic Games come to mind. The government there wants you to think of STEM education, too. That’s why Brazil is paying for undergradu...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 06:57 PM EDT

Campers Mingle With Cops in Miami-Dade

Campers Mingle With Cops in Miami-Dade

The activities at Deerwood Park in Richmond Heights look like what you would see at any summer recreation program. Kids are playing hoops, playing kickball, and running around having fun. What makes this camp...

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