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Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 at 06:54 PM EST

More Than 1,000 Students Explore Career Options at Showcase

More Than 1,000 Students Explore Career Options at Showcase

The concourse at the BB&T Center was packed with high school juniors instead of hockey fans today: more than 70 businesses were passing out wisdom and opportunities to 1,400 kids at the Claim Your Future...

Monday, Feb 4, 2019 at 06:39 PM EST

Olsen Middle School Sets Students on Pathway to Success

Olsen Middle School Sets Students on Pathway to Success

The school opened in 1954, but Olsen Middle School might as well be brand-new because it just became an all-magnet school. It’s got a variety of programs for its students backed by a slogan: mission possible.

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 07:13 PM EST

Western High School Student Shatters Expectations

Western High School Student Shatters Expectations

Alannah shatters expectations and perceptions of what people with achondroplasia can do.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 08:41 PM EST

Meet the Finalists for Miami-Dade Public Schools' Teacher of the Year

Meet the Finalists for Miami-Dade Public Schools' Teacher of the Year

By the time you read this, it’s possible that Miami-Dade Public Schools will have already announced the winner of its annual Teacher of the Year award, as the ceremony is taking place on Thursday night.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 07:03 AM EST

Florida Governor Outlines Plan for Increasing College Grads

Florida Governor Outlines Plan for Increasing College Grads

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday in Tampa he also wants to make it easier for students who are short of earning a college degree to make up the credit with the help of tuition waivers for courses.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 07:22 PM EST

Violinist Who Fled From Oppression Is Now South Florida Teacher

Violinist Who Fled From Oppression Is Now South Florida Teacher

It's surprising that Hollywood hasn't made a movie about the life story of Lizbet Martinez. These days she's a third-grade teacher at Milam K8 Center in Hialeah, extremely attached to her violin.

Monday, Jan 28, 2019 at 07:40 PM EST

Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School Celebrates 10 Years

Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School Celebrates 10 Years

Swimming with the Sharks of Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School in North Miami means having a feeding frenzy of opportunities.

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:25 PM EST

Musician Mentor Has Unique Way of Seeing the World

Musician Mentor Has Unique Way of Seeing the World

You have to look carefully to realize the boy with the thick glasses is legally blind. Daniel is the freshman class treasurer, always busy, always finding ways to navigate the challenges of high school.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 06:21 PM EST

Inside the World of High School Math Competitions

Inside the World of High School Math Competitions

They’re all getting ready for a huge tournament at FAU this weekend, at which 1,300 mathletes from 45 South Florida high schools will be furiously calculating against each other in what they call a "nerd...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 07:12 PM EST

Falcon Cove Middle School Earns 'A' Rating 19 Years in a Row

Falcon Cove Middle School Earns 'A' Rating 19 Years in a Row

As winning streaks go, Falcon Cove Middle School’s is pretty impressive. The school opened in Weston in 2000, and it has earned an “A” grade every single year. That’s 19 years in a row.

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