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October 26, 2018

Longtime Miami Superintendent, Who Almost Left for N.Y.C., Chosen as Urban Superintendent of the Year

ALberto Carvalho has led the Miami-Dade school system for the last 10 years, but he made headlines earlier this year when he accepted the chancellor job in New York City and later backed out.

October 16, 2018

Florida Districts Damaged by Hurricane Michael Work to Reopen, Assess Damages

Florida districts are beginning to assess the extent of the damage caused by Hurricane Michael. Eight school districts are closed "until further notice."

October 11, 2018

'It's Just Heartwrenching,' Principal Says of Hurricane Michael's Rampage Through His School

Hurricane Michael took a heavy toll on schools in Florida's Panhandle, including in Panama City's Jinks Middle School, where the storm blasted through the gymnasium.

October 10, 2018

Schools Offer Shelter as Hurricane Michael Lashes Florida, Heads to Georgia and Carolinas

The storm was the strongest to hit the Florida Panhandle in decades, and it's now headed to Georgia and the Carolinas, including areas where schools are still trying to recover from Hurricane Florence which struck nearly a month ago.

October 09, 2018

Gulf Coast School Districts Brace for Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday. Michael will be the second major hurricane in just over two weeks to disrupt schools.

May 23, 2018

A Principal Lost Her Daughter in the Parkland Shooting. As She Grieved, the District Tried to Dock Her Pay

April Schentrup told Broward County, Fla., school board members the district tried to dock her pay for missed time from work after her daughter was killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

January 05, 2018

Districts Grapple With Closure Decisions In Wake of 'Bomb Cyclone' Storm

School systems from Florida to New England made decisions about delays and cancellations, often in coordination with outside agencies.

December 20, 2017

Hurricane Recovery, Superintendent Severances, Principal Workloads: The Top District Dossier Posts of 2017

Readers also flocked to stories on school secession, corruption in the Chicago public schools, and districts honored for supporting and encouraging their teachers.

September 28, 2017

School Districts Ready to Enroll Puerto Rican Students Affected By Hurricane Maria

From South Florida to Hartford, Conn., school officials are getting ready to absorb an influx of students if their families leave the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria nearly two weeks ago.

September 19, 2017

Florida Will Waive Two Teaching Days for Districts Closed Because of Hurricane Irma

Florida districts in the hardest hit areas can apply to waive additional teaching time. Some districts, including those in Collier, Lee, and Monroe counties, are still closed more than a week after Hurricane Irma slammed into the state.

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