What are the unique characteristics cultivated by the last few generations that have impacted the recent wave of violence in the US? What do we know about the conditions that promote violence? Are there observations across cultures and time that link to the emergence of violence? Can we do anything about it?
A Hialeah Gardens High science teacher says her father, now Miami Beach High principal, taught her about treating others with respect, about being passionate, about focusing on the positive even as challenges multiply.
Jose Enriquez Sr. was named the founding principal of José Martí Junior High when the school opened in 1987. Since then, his sons have followed in his footsteps to become teachers and educators — and his oldest son, Jose Enriquez Jr., is principal of the school, which has since expanded into a high school.
U.S. Marshals tracked down FIU business professor David Ralston, who has a home in Weston and Fort Myers, at a Fort Lauderdale motel Thursday after Ralston’s cleaning woman accused him of drugging, then sexually assaulting her.
Miami-Dade school leaders set an ambitious goal to keep more troubled kids in school, and they say the program has worked, reducing multiple suspensions. But students, or their school work, don’t always show up to ‘Success Centers.’
James Critz of Highland Oaks Middle School and Ariana Silva of Somerset Academy are winners of the 2016 Do the Write Thing Challenge, a competition that allows middle-school students to submit any form of writing that answers three questions: How has violence affected my life? What are the causes of youth violence? What can I do about youth violence?
Reporters at the Miami Herald took home several prizes at the 2016 Florida Society of News Editors awards as Carol Marbin Miller was honored with the prestigious Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism.
Norberto Orellana is heading to medical school after excelling at School for Advanced Studies -- despite homelessness and medical problems that required several surgeries. His classmates didn't learn about his personal hardships until Norberto decided to do a TED Talk.
Through homelessness and physical disability, it would have been easy for Norberto Orellana to give up on his studies. Instead, the 18-year old Miami-Dade County student graduated high school with a near-perfect GPA, a full ride scholarship and a goal to get into medical school.
Dan Leslie Bowden has spent 60 years teaching or advising at Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove. On Saturday, his former students and fellow teachers paid him tribute and wished him a happy 87th birthday.
Rep. Erik Fresen says he won’t run for Miami-Dade County school board district 6. Instead, Maria Teresa Rojas – a 39-year educator who also happens to be the sister-in-law of county Mayor Carlos Gimenez – has filed to run for the school board seat that stretches from Key Biscayne to Westchester.