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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.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 06:36 AM EDT

Gov. Scott in Miami Wednesday to Sign College Loans Bill

Gov. Scott in Miami Wednesday to Sign College Loans Bill

Scott will sign Senate Bill 396 into law - requiring colleges and universities that disperse financial aid to provide information annually to students about loans they borrowed - at an afternoon event on the...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 09:28 PM EDT

Gov. Scott Signs Education Bills

Gov. Scott Signs Education Bills

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill making it easier for parents and residents to challenge school textbooks and school library books.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 08:25 PM EDT

Free Coding Camp For Low-Income Kids

Free Coding Camp For Low-Income Kids

Walk into the Big Brothers, Big Sisters headquarters building in Miami and it looks like school never ended. Instead of hanging out at the beach, the park, or the mall, there’s a group of high school kids...

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 11:04 PM EDT

Push to Bolster College Aid Vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

Push to Bolster College Aid Vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is scuttling an effort to give college students extra help.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 07:05 PM EDT

Police Urge Parents to Limit Kids' Free Time This Summer

Police Urge Parents to Limit Kids' Free Time This Summer

Now that Miami-Dade and Broward counties have completed their academic school years, police are urging parents to keep students busy and safe this summer.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 06:08 AM EDT

Fla. Students Showed Improvement on State Testing This Year

Fla. Students Showed Improvement on State Testing This Year

The Department of Education announced the results of annual FSA testing in various subjects, with a two percent increase in passing grades for both the English language arts and math tests.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 at 08:03 PM EDT

Learning Programs For South Florida Students This Summer

Learning Programs For South Florida Students This Summer

Broward and Miami-Dade Schools have a variety of ways to keep kids academically engaged over the summer months.

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