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Black education group launches big challenge

For 17 years, the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) has been the leading voice for increased parental choice and high quality education options that support low-income and working-class Black families and their children.

Black Girls CODE workshop a big success

The newly relaunched Miami chapter of Black Girls CODE hosted its first all-girls workshop on Saturday, June 25. The game development workshop was held at Florida Vocational Institute and was supported by AT&T as part of their AT&T Aspire initiative, ...

MDC hosts Future Bankers’ Camp

Miami Dade College once again hosted the popular Future Bankers’ Camp, which provides hands-on experience for high school students interested in careers within the financial services industry. The educational component, coordinated by MDC’s School of Business, the Center for Financial ...

A bridge to Harvard

When Noe Miniel got to college, he was looking for something more, something that would take his educational experience to the next level. He found it at The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, where he enrolled in the CS50x ...

BTW Foundation awards scholarships

John D. Glover, president and CEO of the BTW High School Foundation Inc., announced the award of 20 scholarships and grants, valued at $34,000, during Booker T. Washington High School’s recent annual awards ceremony.

Gulliver and Breakthrough Miami launch summer session

Gulliver Schools, in partnership with Breakthrough Miami, kicked-off its summer session with 60 motivated students from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. For the next six weeks, Gulliver will provide classrooms and educational facilities at its Preparatory Campus to help underserved ...

FMU accepts its highest amount of students ever

Florida Memorial University (FMU) has accepted its largest class in the university’s history, accepting 3,780 students of the 7,000 applicants that applied. The university’s fall academic profile for accepted students has increased to a 3.0 GPA and raised the required ...

Children’s learning center plans expansion

What began as a vehicle to provide an alternative to public education for Liberty City children has become a three-decade labor of love for Juanita Walker, owner and CEO of Sheyes of Miami Learning Centers. When Walker established Sheyes in ...

Workshop teaches girls to code, develop games

Lead sponsor AT&T, national nonprofit BlackGirlsCODE and Miami-based coding school Florida Vocational Institute (FVI) are holding a special one-day workshop to teach girls to code games.

Day care providers graduate from training program

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz presided over the fourth graduating class of the Small Business Workshop for Broward and Miami-Dade Early Learning Child Care Providers held last Saturday at the Broward County Convention Center. Now graduates of the program, 75 day ...

Beautiful Dreamers

At first glance, it looked much like any other high school graduation. Packed with proud students and even prouder parents and caregivers, the conference space at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus buzzed with laughter and excitement as red, white and ...

Smith studied without home, electricity

At graduation, students wear the cap and gown in honor of their academic achievements, whether it is their commitment to education; their performance in class; their test scores; or even their class attendance. But seldom does the cap and gown ...

Tacolcy honor roll students recognized at ceremony

The Miami Tacolcy Academy Center had more than 20 students on the Honor Roll all school year. For the end of the school year, NFL Super Bowl 2016 Denver Champ and Miami native Kayvon Webster and award-winning writer Jasmine Dee ...

Edison High athletes receive scholarships

On June 9, a signing ceremony was held for eight outstanding soccer players who received scholarships based on their academic achievements and athletic talent. The athletes are from Miami Edison High School. They are members of the Little Haiti FC ...

A big laptop giveaway in Miami Gardens

For the seventh year in a row, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert III has helped college-bound students from Miami Norland, Miami Northwestern and Carol City high schools by awarding them state-of-the-art HP laptops during the end-of-year award ceremonies. On Wednesday, ...