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students making a difference Feb 8

Hialeah-Miami Lakes Junior Is Leader of the Band and Classroom

Walk into the band room at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High as the band is practicing, and you might notice that even when the band members are just tuning up, they look to the French horn player for t...

  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools Jan 9

    Miami-Dade Schools Discussing Later Start Times

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools is gathering feedback from the public as they think about pushing class start times to later in the morning. NBC 6’s Ari Odzer reports.

  • education on 6 Jan 9

    Deadline to Sign Up for Miami-Dade’s Magnet Programs Is Jan. 15

    Remember the days when magnet programs were limited to a few schools here and there? That was the Stone Age of education. These days, there are literally hundreds of magnet programs to choose from, from elementary to middle to high schools, in South Florida’s public schools. “Each program offers the kids the opportunity to maybe study in an area......
  • students making a difference Dec 21, 2019

    Fort Lauderdale High School Student Is One-of-a-Kind Leader

    He walks the hallways of Fort Lauderdale High School like a boss, and you would, too, if you had Paul Aversa’s reputation. “He’s one of a kind, a true leader, very inspired,” said Malease Marko-Berg, one of Paul’s teachers. “Just an absolute pleasure to be around, makes me grateful that I’m still a teacher....
  • education on 6 Dec 19, 2019

    FIU Students Watch, Discuss Impeachment Hearings

    From impeachment as an imperative to impeachment as an overreach, the televised debates in the House, and the vote on impeachment, have been a chance to watch history as it happens. For a group of students at Florida International University, it was an incredible learning opportunity. “Absolutely, this is a pure case of article one versus art...
  • education on 6 Dec 17, 2019

    Brag About Millennium Collegiate Academy

    Millennium 6-12 Collegiate Academy in Tamarac is really two schools in one. A middle school with all the courses, activities, and athletics you’d expect in a traditional school, along with a boutique, magnet high school which only has just over 200 students. “We pride ourselves in giving the personalized learning experience for our students,” said ...
  • student making a difference Dec 13, 2019

    Miami-Dade Student Turns Human Rights Passion Into Action

    Among all the smarty-pants kids at the School for Advanced Studies, a public college prep school, Janet Hernandez leads the pack. Just don’t call her a scientist. “I’m not a STEM major,” Janet, a senior, is telling her friends. So she’s not going to be a STEM major in college, even though she’s acing all of her s...
  • education on 6 Dec 12, 2019

    Education on 6: Virtual Reality at Sheridan Tech High School

    We walked into Richard Berman’s physics class at Sheridan Tech High School in Fort Lauderdale and found him with some kind of sci-fi-looking goggles on his head and a controller in his hand. “You’re going to click on this and it’s gonna open up this world,” Berman is telling his students. A world of possibilities called mixed reality, a...
  • Florida Dec 11, 2019

    Florida Governor Requiring Graduating High School Students to Take Civics Exam

    Students planning on graduating from high schools in Florida will soon have to take a civics exam similar to the one required to become a U.S. citizen. Governor Ron DeSantis, during a Wednesday event in Naples, announces the plan as an effort to “make civics important again” and said he would direct Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran to requir...
  • Education Dec 10, 2019

    Brag About Your School: Goleman High School

    Alumni might not recognize Barbara Goleman Senior High School in Miami Lakes. The place has had a face-lift. An academic face-lift. It’s now a mega magnet school. ‘Which means we’re an all-magnet school with all magnet programs but we continue to have all the traditional activities and sports of a traditional high school so it’s an amazing, amazing...
  • education on 6 Jan 25

    Student Making a Difference: Meet Samantha Sterghos

    Anyone walking the hallways of Piper High School in Sunrise might not notice Samantha Sterghos. She doesn’t stand out, unless you know her. “In my seven years here, I can count on one hand students who are anywhere near the caliber of Samantha,” said Brenda Sterling, Samantha’s AP English teacher. “She’s the type of student who isn’t just concerned...
  • Florida Jan 23

    Proposed Bill Would Make Community College Free for Florida Residents Agreeing to Work in State

    Students in Florida could have the chance to get their community college education paid for if a bill sponsored by a South Florida legislator gets passed – but that free schooling would come with one catch. The new “Sunshine Scholarship” would provide students who graduate high school in the state and come from families earning less than $50,000 a ...
  • Broward Schools Dec 12, 2019

    Broward Schools Approve Weeklong Thanksgiving Break for 2020-2021 School Year

    Students in Broward County will get a weeklong Thanksgiving break starting next year, officials said. The newly released school calendar also highlights a new start date for the 2020-2021 school year: Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Broward students kicked off the current school year five days earlier, on Aug. 14, 2019. The last day for Broward public sc...
  • education on 6 Dec 11, 2019

    Education on 6: Virtual Reality at Sheridan Tech High

    So far, eight high schools in the Broward County Public School district have the Magic Leap system. The Florida Panthers hockey team donated 25 of the headsets to the school district. The goal, no pun intended, is to eventually have the system in every high school.

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