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 Iâ€™m getting, but some Iâ€™m not,â€ said Andria Patterson, a homeless mother of three.
Event Benefits Bahamian College Students and Underprivileged In US.
PLANTATION, Florida - (August 15, 2016) â€“ 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 Bahamasâ€™ 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 â€“ Miami Dade College (MDC) will launch I AM MDC DAY, an annual celebration honouring the Collegeâ€™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 Collegeâ€™s profound educational, economic and cultural significance to South Florida and beyond.