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Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:30 PM EDT

Students Design Peace Sleeves for Starbucks Cups

Students Design Peace Sleeves for Starbucks Cups

Starbucks customers, you will start to see sleeves like that very soon at Broward County stores.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 07:23 PM EDT

South Florida Principals Working at Their Alma Maters

South Florida Principals Working at Their Alma Maters

It could be said that the new principal of John F. Kennedy Middle School knows his way around the building. Back in 1979, when it was J.F.K. Junior High School, Bernie Osborn was a 9th grader, about to graduate...

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 04:09 PM EDT

Father Makes Push For Standing Desk in Classrooms

Father Makes Push For Standing Desk in Classrooms

Two classrooms in Broward have desks fundraised and built by Derek Lopez, including Nova High and Oakland Park Elementary.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 07:09 PM EDT

Broward County Public Schools Notice Higher Ratings

Broward County Public Schools Notice Higher Ratings

The school year just started, so there’s still time to celebrate last year’s achievements and to use them as springboards for this year. 96% of Broward County Public Schools earned an A, B, or C grade, and 13...

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 06:07 AM EDT

South Fla. Public, Charter Schools Battle For Top Students

South Fla. Public, Charter Schools Battle For Top Students

The local school districts are practically in a race to create more options available to students. They’ve added hundreds of magnet and choice programs over the past five or six years.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 03:31 PM EDT

Supporting Our Schools: How To Help Students and Teachers

Supporting Our Schools: How To Help Students and Teachers

All too often, kids don’t have the school supplies — pens, paper, notebooks and more — that they need to succeed in school. Teachers struggle to fill the gap without the resources they need. So this July,...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 06:47 PM EDT

Miami-Dade, Broward Head Back to Class For First School Day

Miami-Dade, Broward Head Back to Class For First School Day

The day thousands of students and parents across Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been waiting for arrived Monday with the first day of school.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 06:40 AM EDT

Education on 6: Impact of HB7069 on South Florida Schools

Education on 6: Impact of HB7069 on South Florida Schools

The law will indeed shift millions of taxpayer dollars from public schools to charter schools and also restrict how school districts can use federal dollars earmarked for the most economically disadvantaged...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 06:12 AM EDT

South Florida Students Head Back to School on Monday

South Florida Students Head Back to School on Monday

Three new Miami-Dade County Public Schools will open for students this school year.

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 07:57 AM EDT

Miami-Dade Votes to Join Suit Against Charter School Funding

Miami-Dade Votes to Join Suit Against Charter School Funding

Miami-Dade is now one of seven districts that have voted to sue over the law, including all three districts located in heavily populated South Florida.

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