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
College signing day for stars who do all their high scoring on tests
U.S. Secretary of Education DeVos visits Royal Palm Elementary in Miami
Education secretary DeVos tours FIU
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Fight brewing over new charter school
Teens from around South Florida gather for health summit at UM
Miami-Dade superintendent has 'grave concerns' about legislative proposal
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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.
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, explains why the House wants to invest $200 million to bring in high-performing charter schools as "schools of hope" to serve low-income areas in Florida that have perpetually failing traditional public schools.
About 1,400 students from all Miami-Dade high schools -- including Ransom and Gulliver - will be attending a Health Information Project session on Wednesday morning at the University of Miami's Watsco Center.
Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho tells the Miami Herald editorial board about the district's concerns about Florida lawmakers' plans to force districts to share local capital revenue with charter schools.
Broward College graduate Xenia Boiko, who suffers from seizures and is assisted by her service dog, Bella, wasn't sure the day would come when she would get a college degree. But her dreams of a Bachelor's Degree came true in December and she now holds a degree in Special Education and hopes to help other students in need.