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Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 06:57 PM EST

Miramar High School Senior Leads by Example

Miramar High School Senior Leads by Example

The MTL club turned Hugh's life around. When he joined in freshman year, he was struggling to balance school and football, with no father in his life for guidance. Fast forward to senior year, and Hugh is the...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 06:39 PM EST

Daily Mentoring Gets Middle School Kids to Express Themselves

Daily Mentoring Gets Middle School Kids to Express Themselves

Ask any parent, and you will hear that getting teenagers to bare their feelings about anything is harder than climbing Mount Everest. At Lawton Chiles Middle School in Hialeah, they’re tackling that problem...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 08:09 PM EST

Goleman High's Drum Major Is Hitting All the Right Notes

Goleman High's Drum Major Is Hitting All the Right Notes

Watching Kerrington Freeman conduct the marching band, it’s obvious that she’s a natural leader. She says she didn’t realize she had that quality until she became the drum major at Barbara Goleman Senior High...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 07:06 PM EST

Aspiring Filmmakers at West Miami Middle Hosting Festival

Aspiring Filmmakers at West Miami Middle Hosting Festival

Just like a real movie set, the kids at West Miami Middle School learn the director’s in charge, so they’re learning all the different aspects of filmmaking, and they’re also picking up skills that can help them...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:23 PM EST

MDCPS, Union Reach Tentative Agreement on Teacher Raises

MDCPS, Union Reach Tentative Agreement on Teacher Raises

Miami-Dade County Public Schools and a teachers union have reached a tentative agreement Tuesday on the upcoming school year's pay raises and the distribution of funds generated by a voter-approved property tax...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 06:57 PM EST

'A'-Rated Coral Park Elementary School Makes Learning Stick

'A'-Rated Coral Park Elementary School Makes Learning Stick

When a school goes 17 years in a row with an “A” grade, with a large population of economically disadvantaged students, it’s doing something right.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:35 PM EST

SWAG on 6: Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet's Shammire Crocker

SWAG on 6: Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet's Shammire Crocker

In a class full of computer nerds, Shammire Crocker stands out. The junior at Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet School might be the nerdiest in his class, in a good way. He’s really good at designing and programming...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 07:14 PM EST

Miami Springs Students Expand Horizons Through Art

Miami Springs Students Expand Horizons Through Art

Just in time for Miami Art Week and Art Basel, we’re taking a look at the thriving art education programs in Miami-Dade Public Schools. For example, we saw a wide palette of activity in Beth Goldstein’s art...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 06:37 PM EST

Students Dive Into Unique Field at FAU

Students Dive Into Unique Field at FAU

NBC 6's Erika Glover shows us what Florida Atlantic University students are doing to study the impact of hurricanes and storm surge on structures.

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 07:41 PM EST

Student Brings Therapy Puppy Love to Coral Gables HS

Student Brings Therapy Puppy Love to Coral Gables HS

Bringing the therapy dogs to school was Rey Leon’s idea. The senior partnered with Therapy Dog Teams Miami to periodically bring the furry friends to school.

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