Project UP-START is assisting homeless teens with fabulous fashions and accessories for prom as well as footing the bill for the event itself. Homeless teens, as well as senior ambassadors in the Project UP-START program shopped in the special boutique on Tuesday, finding some amazing outfits for their big night out.
Emily MichotMiami Herald
Prom fashion for Miami teens in need
School district test run bus fleet before start of school
Miami Lighthouse in Little Havana gets new Learning Center for Children
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As the school District prepared to launch a new school year on Monday, Aug. 21, the Department of Transportation held a trial dry run of its school bus fleet. The 1,110 buses will be undertaking the massive operation of transporting nearly 50,000 Miami-Dade school children daily via 881 routes in the county.
Grand opening of the Lighthouse Learning Center for Children and Dedication of the Mary M. and Sash A. Spencer Campus. The Lighthouse Learning Center for Children will provide a first-of-its-kind inclusion pre-k program when the school year starts.
Activists in support of public education held a rally on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Miami Dade College Wolfson campus in downtown Miami as part of a nationwide protest organized in part by the group behind the Women's March.
Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and private sch
Once a month, the Miami-Dade Police Department sends officers to Poinciana Park Elementary in Gladeview to have lunch with students. The kids have gone from being scared of the officers to looking at them more like friends, and sometimes even as family. Video by Emily Michot
Ezekial Hobbs, to his great surprise, was honored with the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club’s scholarship, a $30,000 award that will pay for his education at Florida A&M University. Hobbs sat among the crowd and it wasn’t until Rick Freedman, the club’s scholarship committee chairman, started to list off specific accomplishments that Hobbs and his classmates knew who won the scholarship.
Edgar Sanfeliz-Botta is graduating from Florida International University with a bachelor’s in music, but a few years ago he was a Cuban immigrant working in a McDonalds. Roberta David, a professional choral director, heard him sing and insisted he get a degree.
Randi Weingarten, a national teachers union president, held a rally at Carol City Senior High School Monday, May, 1, 2017 to draw attention to the major funding that could be cut from the school under the Trump Administration's proposed budget cuts.
In a twist on national signing day for college-bound athletes, Miami-Dade schools are putting on a show for students committing to academic scholarships. Hialeah High hosted a ceremony for its top students on Thursday.