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VIDEO GAME DESIGN ONE OF THE MAGNET COURSES TO BE ADDED FOR MIAMI-DADE ART STUDENTS

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Video Game Design and Programing is a among the magnet courses that will be added to the curriculum of Miami-Dade County schools. This comes as good news given the current climate is an unstable job security  for Art Teachers in Miami-Dade County.

[VIA-MIAMI HERALD]Carvalho quipped it would be the first “gaming school” in the state. “Not gaming as far as casino gaming, but gaming as far as the development of electronic and digital games,” Carvalho said. “The most successful entities developing these begin in their teens. We have that brainpower right here in our schools.”

The district plans to hold more fairs for parents and students to learn about different programs and have expanded tour days for students to get a first-hand taste.

While the deadline recently passed for 2012-13, there will be a chance to apply to some of the newest options and existing ones that don’t immediately fill their seats. All submitted applications will use a lottery to select students, with parents notified in mid-March. The newest programs will recruit students in the spring and summer.

Said School Board Chairwoman Perla Tabares Hantman: “This is about choice and giving the parents the opportunity to decide what is best for their children.”

 

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