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Floridas charter school movement has grown into $400-million-a-year powerhouse backed by real-estate developers and promoted by politicians, but with little oversight.
The Miami-Dade School Board will hold a special meeting Wednesday to move principals, combine departments and reduce staff.
Superintendent Robert Runcie pitched privatization as a move toward efficiency and a way to get construction projects done on time and on budget.
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An 18-year-old lesbian faces 15 years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old high school classmate.
Broward School Board members will decide Tuesday whether to privatize much of the long-troubled facilities department.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association has recognized Café Cultura, a student literary magazine at Miami Dade College’s Hialeah campus.
Cmdr. Deanna Fox-Williams and Officer Yewande Gibson settled their sexual harassment cases against former Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley and the School Board.
A water purification system created by students from Gulliver is now providing clean, bacteria-free water to a Nigerian health clinic.
When he signs the state budget Monday, the governor is also expected to approve an extra $65 million for safety-net hospitals like Jackson and Broward Health.
Florida and several other states are creating accountability systems so education schools will develop quantitative ways to measure their programs success.
Fedrick Ingram grew up in the inner city, became Miami-Dade’s teacher of the year and rose to become president of the United Teachers of Dade.