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Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 09:28 PM EDT

Gov. Scott Signs Education Bills

Gov. Scott Signs Education Bills

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill making it easier for parents and residents to challenge school textbooks and school library books.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 08:25 PM EDT

Free Coding Camp For Low-Income Kids

Free Coding Camp For Low-Income Kids

Walk into the Big Brothers, Big Sisters headquarters building in Miami and it looks like school never ended. Instead of hanging out at the beach, the park, or the mall, there’s a group of high school kids...

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 11:04 PM EDT

Push to Bolster College Aid Vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

Push to Bolster College Aid Vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is scuttling an effort to give college students extra help.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 07:05 PM EDT

Police Urge Parents to Limit Kids' Free Time This Summer

Police Urge Parents to Limit Kids' Free Time This Summer

Now that Miami-Dade and Broward counties have completed their academic school years, police are urging parents to keep students busy and safe this summer.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 06:08 AM EDT

Fla. Students Showed Improvement on State Testing This Year

Fla. Students Showed Improvement on State Testing This Year

The Department of Education announced the results of annual FSA testing in various subjects, with a two percent increase in passing grades for both the English language arts and math tests.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 at 08:03 PM EDT

Learning Programs For South Florida Students This Summer

Learning Programs For South Florida Students This Summer

Broward and Miami-Dade Schools have a variety of ways to keep kids academically engaged over the summer months.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 12:02 PM EDT

Ed. Funding a Central Part of Special Legislative Session

Ed. Funding a Central Part of Special Legislative Session

The original budget sent to Governor Rick Scott included $20 billion for education, with $11 billion of that coming from the state. Leaders in both chambers have added a reported $215 million.

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 at 09:45 PM EDT

S.W.A.G on 6: Santiago Brito

S.W.A.G on 6: Santiago Brito

Chess has taken Santiago Brito a long way. As a child chess prodigy in Cuba, Santiago was competing in a tournament in Mexico when his parents decided that one day, they would defect to the United States....

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 06:19 PM EDT

High School Grads Reflect on Past Obstacles At Graduation

High School Grads Reflect on Past Obstacles At Graduation

Two Booker T. Washington High School students who overcame obstacles graduated Thursday morning.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 06:26 PM EDT

The Parent Toolkit Informing and Empowering Parents

The Parent Toolkit Informing and Empowering Parents

It’s high school graduation season, which means a new crop of college kids, leaving home soon. Now is the time for parents to talk to their teenagers about the challenges on the horizon, and the Parent Toolkit...

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