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When kids need stuff teachers turn to crowd funding
This holiday season, hundreds of Miami-Dade County teachers from public, private and charter schools are turning to crowd-funding websites. They're hoping to buy everything from age-appropriate books and copying paper to a solar car kit or frogs to dissect in biology class.
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FIU students come visiting to aid neighborhood residents
FIU students perform home visits as part of the university’s NeighborhoodHELP program, which provides medical care and assistance with legal issues and other matters to low-income residents of several communities, including Opa-locka, Hialeah, Miami Lakes, Little Haiti and North Miami. The program targets neighborhoods where surveys have shown a high incidence of infant mortality, cardiovascular problems, cancer and other afflictions. The students’ visits, supervised by FIU faculty members, are free.
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UM program encourages healthy bodies, healthy minds
Healthy bodies, higher grades? Miami-Dade public schools and the University of Miami get kids active to improve academic performance.
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Graduation day 2008, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus
Graduatioin Day. Elizabeth Vandillewijn celebrates after receiving her diploma during 2008 ceremony at Miami Dade College's Kendall Campus.
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New leadership in 2014 at top Dade private schools
This summer, three of Miami-Dade's top private schools welcomed new heads of schools. They are Frank Steel, at Gulliver Schools; Patrick Roberts at Palmer Trinity; and Stephanie "Penny" Townsend at Ransom Everglades.
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Pinecrest Gardens program captures the Butterfly Effect
Pinecrest Gardens Butterfly in the Sky hands-on art class for children.
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1997 Miami Central band marched in Macy's Parade
The Miami Central Marching Rockets band members walked miles for an hour in chilly New York City for the 1997 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. A west African benefactor contributed money to send the band.
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Renovation returns Miami Senior High to 1928 glory
Tower-crowned and Gothic-arched Miami Senior High is once again what it was on its inauguration 85 years ago. Renovation has made this Alhambra of learning bigger and better than ever.
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Dade students sailed aboard HMS Rose in 2000
The good ship HMS Rose, a spartan but sturdy recreation of a mid-18th Century British frigate, cast off from the wharf at the port of Old San Juan May 29, 2000 bearing 21 Miami-Dade middle schoolers on the trip of a lifetime. They sailed to Miami as part of the fleet making up Opsail Miami 2000, the largest gathering of tall ships ever in South Florida. Starting with sea sickness, most would learn how good they'd had it at home.
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Obamas visit Coral Reef High School
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visited Coral Reef High School March 7, 2014 to promote higher education and a new initiative on student aid.