The Miami-Dade County School Board unanimously approved three items sponsored by chairman Perla Tabares Hantman at a meeting in early August. The  Board is endorsing International Walk Our Children to School Day, Ethical Governance Day and Hispanic Heritage Month all taking place within September and October. The Walk Our Children to School Day initiative promotes safe walking and bicycling to school. "Whether it is walking to...

Miami-Dade College hosts 9/11 memorial

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Dade College’s North Campus will remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special ceremony at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11. The college, which previously received two steel artifacts from the World Trade Center, will reveal their new permanent homes. “The dedication’s theme – solemnity, reflection, and poignancy – is very befitting of the honor bestowed upon our campus with two...

ML Educational Center receives supplies donation

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) received a charitable donation from Southern Wine and Spirits of Florida on August 15. Southern Wine and Spirits of Florida representatives Maria Gomez and Lisa Goldberg visited the school the morning the donations were dropped off. The Southern Wine and Spirits corporation annually has staff nominate local schools and then vote on the school which will receive donations. This school year, MLEC...
The local community team “Hope for Autism" has expressed its appreciation to new Bob Graham Education Center principal Yecenia Martinez for the invaluable support and commitment she is showing for all student populations, including students with autism.  The beautification of the school is remarkable as well as the step forward to the integration of this special community of children on the autism spectrum. The group is...
New this school year, Miami-Dade County Public School's (M-DCPS) Department of Food and Nutrition is providing an expanded after-school snack service, the Snack Plus program, at selected schools. This program is available through the Department of Health Child Care Food Program. Students participating in schools with the Snack Plus program will receive a nutritious, well-balanced snack with components from all major food groups including...
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