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2014-02-06 20:24:58

MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho announced today that Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the nation's fourth largest school district, took a giant leap towards the digital transformation of the school district and a 1:1 device initiative, launching a rollout of 100,000 HP and Lenovo Windows 8 devices by August. Beginning this spring, 13,000 elementary school students, along with 15,000 7th grade civics students and 9th grade world history students...

2014-02-06 12:30:16

MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Hispanic Access to College Education Resources Project or ¬°HACER! program coordinated by Miami Dade College (MDC) brings together 17 educational institutions, community and business organizations and policymakers to support Latino college completion. Today it announced the launching of a new website to support South Florida students and their parents as they prepare for college. The site, www.hacermiami.org, provides invaluable...

2013-09-17 08:22:34

- Through an innovative initiative to encourage on-time high school graduation, Ford Motor Company Fund is offering $40,000 in scholarships and $40,000 in student prizes and grants to four high schools at Miami-Dade County Public Schools - Motivational pep rallies and student support programs also will be brought to these high schools - The program targets schools with a significant Latino student population and need; in the four participating schools, 78 percent to 89 percent of the...

2013-04-26 12:31:02

New online public charter school now accepting enrollments PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Virtual Academy at Palm Beach County - a new online public charter school - is now accepting enrollments for the 2013-14 school year following approval of the school's contract with the School Board of Palm Beach County earlier this week. The school will offer grades K-8 next year and add high school grades in subsequent years. "Our board is excited that our...

2012-10-23 15:27:32

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS - News) today announced that its JDL Technologies division, based in South Florida, has been selected as one of the partners for a project with the Miami-Dade County Public School District ("M-DCPS"), the fourth largest public school district in the United States. The Miami-Dade County Public School District serves some 345,000 students, who speak 56 different languages and represent 160 countries, and...

2012-07-02 06:20:40

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWEC Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: ATWT), a US-based child safety company, today announced that demand for its Kiddie Voice(TM) child alarm systems has increased in Florida due to a new law requiring child safety alarms to be installed in all day care center vehicles in Miami-Dade County by December 1, 2012. An ordinance requiring all licensed day care centers in Miami-Dade County to install alarms that prompt drivers of vehicles transporting...

2012-06-19 02:27:13

MIAMI, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their new campus in the Town of Miami Lakes on Saturday, June 9, 2012. The grand opening marks the college's sixth campus in Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120619/CG26718) To celebrate the grand opening, the college collaborated with Senator Oscar Braynon to award ten full scholarships to deserving members of the immediate community. "There are a few...

2012-05-04 02:25:02

MIAMI, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College launches its new online campus as the college continues to expand its offerings of specialized allied healthcare and nursing education programs for the community. The college launched their new Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program and their Associate of Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding program to their online education students on Monday, April 30. The college's Bachelor's of Science Degree in...

2012-04-19 10:26:12

MIAMI, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As part of Dade Medical College's growth and expansion plans, the college names John Murphy as the new Vice President of Financial Operations and Pammaree Campbell as the new Corporate Director of Financial Aid. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120419/CG91066) Murphy moves from the Corporate Director position to focus on the regulatory and compliance initiatives of the college's financial processes. In this expanded role, Murphy will...

2012-04-19 10:26:08

MIAMI, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College has named Roger Lopez as Executive Vice President of Operations for the company. The move comes as the school continues to grow its offerings of specialized allied healthcare and nursing education programs for the community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120419/CG91060) Previously, Lopez managed all employee, process and technology operations for the college and in this expanded role, Lopez will continue to...