As students choose to miss school to take part in large protests around issues such as gun violence and climate change, it poses challenges for how districts should handle youth activism.
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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.
March 01, 2018
In a dramatic turnabout that unfolded in three acts at a special school board meeting, Alberto Carvalho said he will remain at the helm of the Miami-Dade school district, reneging on an agreement to lead the nation's largest school system.
July 10, 2017
Teachers often receive "effective" and "highly effective" ratings on high-stakes evaluations even when their principals admit behind closed doors that they're "very ineffective," a new study finds.
September 15, 2016
The commission said Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho may have violated state law when he accepted and initially failed to disclose gifts, including neckties and event tickets, valued at more than $100.
August 29, 2016
With the Council of the Great City Schools now in its 60th year, urban school leaders say the depth of its staff's expertise, the organization's effectiveness in advocating on their behalf, and the sense of camaraderie they feel being part of the group are unmatched elsewhere.
October 06, 2015
Under a new proposal, highly rated Florida principals who are selected to run low-performing schools will get expanded autonomy.
May 30, 2013
The Florida school district will soon offer the programs from the Cambridge International Examinations in 86 schools.
June 07, 2012
Learn more about Miami-Dade's work with Hispanic students in a new Education Week article and an upcoming webinar.