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Miami Building Ranks in “Ugliest Skyscrapers in the World” List

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After coming across some recent photos of the One Trade Center Tower’s spire being ceremoniously erected, the thought “man that’s quite ugly” came to my mind. I really think we punked out in creating the tallest building in America to replace …

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Miami-Dade County School’s Art @ April’s Wynwood Art Walk

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Miami-Dade County Schools prepares to  host its annual best of the best student exhibit, The Annual County Wide Student Exhibit. This year it will be hosted at the Bakehouse Art Complex and it will co-inside with the monthly Art Walk …

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Video Summary of Rising Stars 2012

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SUPERINTENDENT ALBERTO CARVALHO HONORED WITH “RAY OF LIGHT” AWARD

The Arts for Learning “Ray of Light” award was presented to Alberto Carvalho at Arts for Learning’s 4th Annual “Breakfast for Brilliance” at the Light Box at Goldman Warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District. Pictured from left to right: Daniel Lewis, Founding Dean of Dance, Alberto Carvalho MDCPS Superintendent, and Eduardo Martinez.

Miami, FL…April 2, 2012…Last Wednesday, March 28, 2012, Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent ofMiami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) was honored at Arts for Learning’s 4th Annual “Breakfast for Brilliance” at the organization’s new home – The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District. This annual fundraising event …

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MIAMI DADE ART TEACHERS ARE “CALLED TO ACTION”

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Art Teachers Exhibit At the JCC Gallery in Kendall This year the threat of art in our schools being eliminated has been more serious than ever. Recently Miami-Dade County Art teachers and teachers of other disciplines have received a formal …

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SUPERINTENDENT ALBERTO CALVALHO TO BE HONORED HIS COMMITMENT TO THE ARTS

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On Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 8:30 a.m., Arts for Learning (A4L) will hold its 4th Annual “Breakfast for Brilliance” at A4L’s new home in the Wynwood Arts District – The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26 St., …

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New World School of the Arts Silver Anniversary “Rising Stars Showcase”: 3/23/2012

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Rising Stars Event Is that time of year when New World School Arts show cases its top artists, musicians, thespians and dancers. In the past artist that have taken part in this event went on to become stars in the …

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ART CLASSES CANCELED: GOOD LUCK! FCAT Writing for all 4th graders tomorrow.

CHILDREN BEING OVER TESTES IN SCHOOL

Tomorrow February 28, 2012, fourth graders in our Miami-Dade County Schools will be under some presure and will be missing their much beloved art classes. I know they will all rise to their potential because they have been given the …

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ART THERAPY AN OUTLET FOR MIAMI-DADE STUDENTS

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ART THERAPY FOR OUR STUDENTS: Another reason to keep art in our schools. Sometimes as teachers,parents and as a community, we need to be reminded of the difficulties that our children/students are experiencing in their troubled lives. Often unaware or …

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ANOTHER REASON TO KEEP ART IN THE CLASS ROOM

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  I have said it time and time again. We need to go back to the fundamentals in the classrooms. A lot has been lost do to new trends in education that put the importance on content of writing and …

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