A push to let Florida's public schools use alternative tests is moving ahead in the Florida Senate.
From a sweet-sounding chorus to an award-winning jazz band to a state champion soccer team, Belen Jesuit Preparatory School has everything a student could want. With the exception of one thing: girls.
With hair like Justice Winslow and a smile that seems permanent, you can't miss Juvens Pierre as he strolls the halls of Northeast High School in Oakland Park. His peers can't miss his impact.
No one could call it an organized archive. In fact, it's more like a mish-mash of Jewish stuff.
What can you say about a school which doesn't have much of the classic high school offerings? Design and Architecture Senior High School has no sports teams. No cheerleaders. No marching band.
Adlene Philogene is the kid who gets along with everyone at Cutler Bay High School, leading by example in the classroom and in numerous clubs and activities.
You could call coming back to your old school and conducting a master class giving back to the community. Robert Battle has a different name for it.
Crushing poverty. Learning English as a second language. Dealing with a debilitating disease. Those are formidable obstacles, the type most kids would use as excuses to fail.
The Florida Department of Education released school grades for the 2014-2015 school year, and South Florida school districts were among the top of the class.
You hear it all the time: Technology jobs will dominate the workplace of the future.