A freshman at Franklin Academy in West Broward pointed out students who were on his list and mapped out how he would enter the school to carry out a school shooting, according to Pembroke Pines police. He later said he was trying to be funny.
The School District of Manatee County will recommend a revision to its Student Code of Conduct after an April 2 incident at Braden River High School, where administrators told a student to cover her nipples with bandages after she went to class without a bra.
Miami-Dade youth rock and jazz bands came together this month to participate in the first Rock Sarcoma Out Concert, held at the Open Stage Club in Coral Gables, to raise awareness about childhood cancer.
After the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami killed her daughter Alexa Duran, authorities handed Gina Duran the teen's personal effects, including an Apple iPhone 6 and FIU ID.
Flagler County Sheriff's deputies charged a first-grader at Rymfire Elementary School on Florida's east coast with a civil citation for criminal mischief after they say the boy lit a paper towel dispenser on fire in the school's bathroom in an attempt to change the color of his mood ring.
Substitute teacher at Deerfield Beach elementary school arrested for inappropriately touching 7-year-old student in an aftercare program, Broward Sheriff's Office says. Juan Emmanuel Manns, 24, faces one count of lewd and lascivious conduct.
The Miami Herald's Silver Knight award honors outstanding high school students in Miami-Dade and Broward for their academic excellence and passion for community service. This year’s winners each take home $2,000, 25,000 miles from American Airlines and a statuette.
The Southern Poverty Law Center sent a demand letter to the Miami-Dade school district asking that a 16-year-old immigrant teen be allowed to enroll in high school. The civil rights group said the school district is barring immigrants from enrolling in high schools.
Educating recently arrived immigrant teens can prove a challenge for school districts. Some states offer special high schools for newcomers or allow students to take standardized tests in their native language.
St. Thomas University's Board of Trustees on Thursday announced that it had appointed David Armstrong to replace the retiring Monsignor Franklyn Casale. Armstrong currently serves as the president of Thomas More College in Kentucky.
Federal investigators are examining cracks that developed in the Florida International University bridge days before it collapsed. They had previously blocked the release of photographs showing those cracks.
For 60 years, scores of high school seniors in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been recognized with the prestigious Silver Knight Award. Longtime advisers and coordinators see to it that their application is pristine.
In Miami-Dade, hundreds of immigrant teens will never graduate from high school. Many are steered or pushed into GED preparation programs where they're unable to earn a regular high school diploma and where they learn little English.