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On this first day of school, a $42 million transformation

The first day of school has arrived in South Florida, and students at Miami Norland Senior High are going back to a new $42 million building, complete with an auditorium, classrooms equipped with technology and facilities for music, dance and arts programs at the Miami Gardens high school.

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Despite Zika threat, Wynwood schools to remain open when new school year begins

When classes start Aug. 22, representatives from the Florida Department of Health will be stationed at each of the six schools in and around Wynwood where locally spread Zika cases have been reported. Miami-Dade County Public Schools will relax its uniform policy at those schools, allowing for long pants and long-sleeved shirts. The district wants to hear from pregnant employees.

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Miami-Dade County Public Schools has new items on its menu as part of push for healthier lunches.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has introduced new items to its menu this year, part of a push for healthier school lunches.
Gaston De Cardenas For the Miami Herald
Miami-Dade County Public Schools has new items on its menu as part of push for healthier lunches. 1:02

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has new items on its menu as part of push for healthier lunches.

Focus on females at STEM summer program 2:09

Focus on females at STEM summer program

CodeKids summer camp teaches coding to South Florida children 1:54

CodeKids summer camp teaches coding to South Florida children

Miami grad overcomes life of hardships 1:34

Miami grad overcomes life of hardships