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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 06:26 PM EDT

The Parent Toolkit Informing and Empowering Parents

The Parent Toolkit Informing and Empowering Parents

It’s high school graduation season, which means a new crop of college kids, leaving home soon. Now is the time for parents to talk to their teenagers about the challenges on the horizon, and the Parent Toolkit...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 11:29 AM EDT

Classmates Cheer on Davie Nat'l Spelling Bee Contestant

Classmates Cheer on Davie Nat'l Spelling Bee Contestant

Fifth grade students at St. Bonaventure Catholic School in Davie watched their classmate compete in the National Spelling Bee on Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 06:25 PM EDT

Norland High Students Celebrate Release of New Book

Norland High Students Celebrate Release of New Book

A group students at Miami Norland High School held a book-signing event Tuesday after a teacher help the freshman class publish its own book.

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 09:11 PM EDT

Bright Futures Program Could Aid Scholars Even More

Bright Futures Program Could Aid Scholars Even More

If Gov. Rick Scott signs the legislation, top scholars would receive 100 percent of tuition at a Florida university, plus most fees.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 08:57 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Ruben Mercado

SWAG on 6: Ruben Mercado

Ruben Mercado embodies the classic immigrant story. When he was a kid, his family bounced from one tiny apartment to the next, struggling but always happy just to be in the United States. Fast-forward to his...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 07:09 PM EDT

Student Vets at West Broward High Celebrate Birth of Foal

Student Vets at West Broward High Celebrate Birth of Foal

The veterinary program at West Broward High School has a new star. She’s 95 pounds of nock-kneed, fluffy equine charm, a foal named Wishes, who was born Tuesday morning.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 06:33 PM EDT

Brag About Ronald Reagan Senior High in Doral

Brag About Ronald Reagan Senior High in Doral

It has zero magnet programs to attract students from far-flung areas of the county, and that’s just fine with everyone at Ronald Reagan Senior High School in Doral. The school takes great pride in being a local...

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 06:54 PM EDT

Program Teaches South Florida Students Filmmaking Basics

Program Teaches South Florida Students Filmmaking Basics

Florida Film House came up with a program called First Take, designed to teach kids from inner city schools the basics of film-making. They’re hoping to inspire the next generation of actors, directors,...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 06:28 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: School for Advanced Studies' Alyson Diaz

SWAG on 6: School for Advanced Studies' Alyson Diaz

Alyson Diaz, a Mexican immigrant, managed to stand out by not only graduating Summa Cum Laude but also by taking on an activist role after school.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 06:22 PM EDT

Miami-Dade College Faces Massive Budget Cuts

Miami-Dade College Faces Massive Budget Cuts

Florida's budget is calling for cuts to community colleges and is leaving many South Florida students, including at Miami-Dade College, concerned about their futures.

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