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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...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:42 PM EDT

Students Get Hands-On Experience at NSU Medical School Camp

Students Get Hands-On Experience at NSU Medical School Camp

Sheep brains, cow eyeballs, and cockroach legs. No, they’re not on the lunch menu. Think of those disparate pieces of animal matter as tools being used to teach high school kids about the world of medicine....

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 06:57 PM EDT

Cops, Students Compete in Law Enforcement Lesson

Cops, Students Compete in Law Enforcement Lesson

Who knows more about law enforcement, high school kids or cops? Obviously, professional police officers have expertise and knowledge that students can't possibly match, but that didn't stop a feud from breaking...

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 06:56 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: South Broward High's Franklin Mejias

SWAG on 6: South Broward High's Franklin Mejias

His friends at South Broward High School are over it, but when you meet Franklin Mejias for the first time, you can't help but stare.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 06:47 PM EDT

Paralyzed Miami Student Walks for Graduation

Paralyzed Miami Student Walks for Graduation

Graduating from high school is an accomplishment, and for one young man, it's a milestone in courage and perseverance. Paralyzed by a gunshot, Aaron Willis is confined to a wheelchair, but he walked across...

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 06:46 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

At iPrep Academy, a public magnet high school, all students are issued laptops and they all know how to use them. Now, thanks to Maria Mejia, more and more students at the school have gone beyond just using,...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 09:01 PM EDT

'Gap Year' Proves Successful for Many Students

'Gap Year' Proves Successful for Many Students

Taking a gap year does not necessarily mean working at the Gap. It's the commonly-used term for taking the uncommon path after high school.

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