Education

Classes for the 2016-2017 year in Miami-Dade County Public Schools 2016-2017 will open Aug. 22 to approximately 342,000 students. The school district has created a tool kit with information from registration and vaccination requirements, to school hours, important dates and school safety. The kit is now available online at http://news.dadeschools.net/toolkit/toolkit.htm in English, Spanish and Haitian creole. Also, Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho will host a Twitter chat from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 8. Participants may join by using the hashtag #AskMiamiSup.

LOS ANGELES -- The growing awareness around early childhood education has led advocates in L.A. County and across the country to push for more programs that serve families in low-income communities and communities of color. But for families living on the street, accessing these programs remains a challenge. â€œSome resources I’m getting, but some I’m not,” said Andria Patterson, a homeless mother of three.

Event Benefits Bahamian College Students and Underprivileged In US. 

PLANTATION, Florida - (August 15, 2016) – The National Association of Bahamians (NAB) recently held its first fundraising Golf Tournament at the Bonaventure Resort & Country Club, in Weston, Florida, in celebration of The Bahamas’ 43rd anniversary of independence. The event, held in conjunction with the Bahamas Consulate office attracted some one hundred participants and more than a dozen sponsors.

I AM MDC, Building Tradition and Pride. 

Miami, Aug. 17, 2016 – Miami Dade College (MDC) will launch I AM MDC DAY, an annual celebration honouring the College’s rich history and unparalleled impact on the community, Tuesday, Sept. 6. The 24-hour celebration will highlight the achievements of MDC alumni, students, staff, and faculty; inspire pride; and increase awareness of the College’s profound educational, economic and cultural significance to South Florida and beyond.

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