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Tucked in between a pawn shop and a hair salon in Miami Gardens is an academy that is helping Miami-Dade County students own their success by helping them attain a high school diploma. Acceleration Academies, in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system, is currently helpi…

Florida A&M University (FAMU) President Larry Robinson called the unveiling of the statue of tennis legend and FAMU alumna Althea Gibson in New York “a special day” for all Rattlers.  

The start of the school year also means the start of fall athletics, including football, one of the most popular sports throughout Miami-Dade County. To motivate student-athletes to perform in the classroom, and on the gridiron, a trio of football programs were privy to a special presentatio…

The nonprofit Carlton B. Moore Freedom Foundation recently held its first family fun day at Osswald Park. The foundation filled the day with music, games, and activities for the whole family and hosted quality-of-life workshops.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools students will need to be mindful of who they are and how they treat each other through Values Matter Miami, a series of initiatives designed to promote education and values. The effort was announced on Friday, Aug. 23 at Miami Carol City Senior High School wi…

The Miami-Dade County Public School system, in collaboration with county, city and nonprofit partners, had set up many backpacks and supplies giveaways before the first day of school.

Nazario Saint Louis, a 19-year-old junior at Georgetown University studying international economics, was undecided about his future career path. But that all changed after his experience working for lobbying and consulting firm Floridian Partners as part of Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan’s S…

About 900 school-age children received a free book bag with essential school supplies during Miami-Dade County Chairwoman Audrey Edmonson’s 13th annual District 3 Back to School Fun Day/Health and Info Fair on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Olinda Park, 2101 NW 51 St. Free food …

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