School board member Steve Gallon proposes initiatives aimed toward an improved college transition process After Kamilah Campbell’s October SAT score was flagged because she retook and improved her score, a school board member wants to review what procedures are in place for students whose scores are withheld by a testing service. After Campbell’s story received […]
Dr. Gallon celebrated the achievement and success of our students with parents, family, principals, educators, and community members. Lake Stevens Middle hosted this great evening for the District 1 Student of the Month Student Recognition Ceremony on January 23, 2018. Once again, Congratulations to all of the students. Keep up the great work.
Dr. Gallon was honored to meet renowned fashion designer Naeem Khan who is the preferred fashion designer to former First Lady Michelle Obama. Mr. Khan is planning a $30 million design studio, school, and production facility in Miami. He will be relocating his entire operation to Miami from New York City.
Was there a plan to feed the children pre- and post-Irma? Miami-Dade County said school system wasn’t responsible for feeding children Miami-Dade County School Board Member Steve Gallon III and Opa-locka city officials hand out sandwiches, fruit and water to children and parents at different apartment complexes on Sept. 13 in the aftermath of Hurricane […]
County schools to feed thousands of children ho are fed through theEffort underway to provide meals for out-of-school students w free and reduced lunch program Miami-Dade County Public Schools will undertake feeding thousands of students countywide who are out of school but eligible for free and reduced lunch, The Miami Times has learned Wednesday. The […]
Some residents feel they were forgotten Opa-locka apartment deals with lack of food, downed wires Miami-Dade County School Board Member Steve Gallon III and Opa-locka city officials hand out sandwiches, fruit and water to children and parents at different apartment complexes on Sept. 13 in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. The residents did not have […]
Un-successful centers lead to policy conflict County board leaders review the out-of-school suspension program For more than three years, Miami-Dade Public Schools has worked to reduce out-of-school student suspensions with a program that places discipline-prone students in offsite classrooms so they can chill out and learn to act right. Now a county school board member […]
NAACP: Show me the bond money Gallon to question board about spending The Miami-Dade NAACP is demanding to know what the School Board has done with the modernization bond money. The group wants Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho to show at the upcoming meeting how the $1.2 billion approved by voters has been spent. […]
Renovations at Black schools, but no Black workers present Two board members raise concerns about bond policy A random visit to Norland Elementary School by a school board member on Monday has renewed criticisms about disparity in hiring Black people on construction projects and among vendors of Miami-Dade County Public Schools District. School Board Member […]