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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.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 07:06 PM EDT

NBC 6 Brag About Your School: Fort Lauderdale High School

NBC 6 Brag About Your School: Fort Lauderdale High School

How many schools have a Half Century Alumni Club? In South Florida, most aren’t old enough. Fort Lauderdale High School is one of the exceptions.

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 06:36 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Deerfield Beach High's Bendji Fleuridor

SWAG on 6: Deerfield Beach High's Bendji Fleuridor

Imagine moving to the United States from Haiti and enrolling in high school in 10th grade. You’re a year behind the other kids already, and they don’t have to deal with all that intense culture shock. Not to...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 07:20 PM EDT

Marlins Visit Students for 'Think Tank' Week

Marlins Visit Students for 'Think Tank' Week

The Miami Marlins visited local students to talk about baseball and math as part of the team's Think Tank week. NBC 6 's Julia Bagg reports.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 09:55 PM EDT

Florida May Restore College Aid Lost During Great Recession

Florida May Restore College Aid Lost During Great Recession

College students in Florida will get extra help under an ambitious proposal passed by the Florida Legislature.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 06:26 PM EDT

NBC 6 Brag About Your School - North Miami Beach Sr. High

NBC 6 Brag About Your School - North Miami Beach Sr. High

Homes of the Chargers, the school has a national ranked JROTC team as well as a vocational program where students with special needs work in a café on campus.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 07:07 AM EDT

Concerns Over Education Funding Highlight Proposed Budget

Concerns Over Education Funding Highlight Proposed Budget

Florida legislators are poised to approve roughly $83 billion in spending for the coming year and officially end their session.

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 06:28 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Krop High School's Ben Manley

SWAG on 6: Krop High School's Ben Manley

Ben Manley is a virtuoso musician who has also earned straight “A’s” taking all AP and honors classes during his four years at Dr. Michael Krop Senior High School.

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