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Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 01:59 PM EDT

Students Virtually Dissect Humans at South Florida School

Students Virtually Dissect Humans at South Florida School

We all had to dissect small animals, like frogs or fish, in high school. Human being were definitely not on the table. So what’s going on at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale?

Monday, Mar 4, 2019 at 07:32 PM EST

Indian Ridge Middle School's Straight A's

Indian Ridge Middle School's Straight A's

Schools can’t rest on their laurels anymore, there’s too much competition out there. So even though Indian Ridge Middle School has been an “A” school since the state’s grading system started 18 years ago, the...

Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 at 08:22 AM EST

Emiliano Saldana Doesn't Let Disability Discourage Him

Emiliano Saldana Doesn't Let Disability Discourage Him

Emiliano Saldana likes to say music is life, and the drums are his passion. “I feel like I’m empowered when I have my sticks in my hand,” Emiliano said. Kids who have cerebral palsy aren’t supposed to be able...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 08:01 PM EST

High School Interns Get Firsthand Look at Miami-Dade Court System

High School Interns Get Firsthand Look at Miami-Dade Court System

Adrian and Gabby are pioneers, they're among the 13 students taking advantage of this brand-new part of the district's Academic Year Internship Program. The kids are mentored by judges, and students from any...

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 at 07:14 PM EST

Southridge Senior's Renaissance: Highest Graduation Rate, New Magnet Programs

Southridge Senior's Renaissance: Highest Graduation Rate, New Magnet Programs

The Home of the Spartans is enjoying a renaissance. The Ridge just had its best graduation rate ever, at 88 percent, so they're on the right trajectory.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 08:52 PM EST

Powerhouse Student Overcomes Obstacles to Succeed

Powerhouse Student Overcomes Obstacles to Succeed

She moved to the United States just over a year ago, and Allison Martinez has already become a force at Hialeah Senior High School.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 07:23 PM EST

'Thrive by 5' Initiative Invests in Early Childhood Education

'Thrive by 5' Initiative Invests in Early Childhood Education

Everyone knows the importance of child day care for the economy. It allows parents to work while their children are in a safe environment. High-quality pre-kindergarten takes day care to a more important level,...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 08:09 PM EST

West Broward Senior Commands Respect, Defines Grace as A Leader

West Broward Senior Commands Respect, Defines Grace as A Leader

Gabby leads one of South Florida's best JROTC programs. She's in charge of 340 students, and she didn't even know she had leadership skills in her until she took a chance and joined the program in 9th grade.

Friday, Feb 8, 2019 at 07:23 PM EST

Despite Hardship, Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior Is as Tough as A Warrior

Despite Hardship, Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior Is as Tough as A Warrior

Denisse Pino has developed a hard-as-nails exterior, a protective shield against the realities she deals with every day.

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 11:41 PM EST

Florida Gov. Unveils New $422 Million Teacher Bonus Program

Florida Gov. Unveils New $422 Million Teacher Bonus Program

At an event inside a Tampa area high school, DeSantis announced the program that would give more than $422 million in additional money for the most effective teachers and principals in the state.

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