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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.

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.

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