Tag: Miami-Dade school district

Guest column: Anti-racist education benefits schools, students

On June 10, 2020, Miami-Dade School Board members met to discuss adding anti-racism education to the district’s curriculum. This was introduced by Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, who experienced racism firsthand in Miami-Dade County at 3 years of age, when the school board wanted to build an all-white school in her black neighborhood. Afterwards,[Read More…]

Beat them at their own game: Miami-Dade superintendent Alberto Carvalho, podcastED

Editor’s note: During this holiday season, redefinED has published our best articles of 2019 – those features and commentaries that deserve a second look. This podcast from Step Up For Students’ director for policy and public affairs Ron Matus features a public school superintendent who understands the value of education[Read More…]

NAEP: Florida’s low-income students among national leaders in math, reading

Low-income students in Florida continue to outpace their peers in most other states, with particularly strong, relative outcomes in some of Florida’s biggest urban districts, according to national test results released this morning. The overall results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress were not flattering for Florida or the[Read More…]