Was there a plan to feed the children pre- and post-Irma?

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 Irma. School board member Steve Gallon questions whether there was a plan to feed students in light of Hurricane Irma. District 1 Miami-Dade County Public Schools board member Steve Gallon III doesn’t believe the school system had an immediate plan to feed students who had.
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County schools to feed thousands of children

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 district plans to reveal on Thursday how it will provide meals to students who would eat at least two meals and snacks at their respective schools but have not been able to do so since the system shuttered its doors Sept. 7 in preparation for.
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Some residents feel they were forgotten

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 power in their units and the children were out of school and eager to get the refreshments. Miami Times/Andrea Robinson As utility and oil companies restore lights and gas around town, hundreds of people in urban core neighborhoods wondered aloud if they’ve been forgotten. Take.
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Un-successful centers lead to policy conflict

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 wants to examine the program, saying the new policy was not approved by the elected policymakers, and that it conflicts with the district’s official policy. District 1 School Board Member Steve Gallon III is asking Miami-Dade Public School administrators to provide the board with an.
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NAACP: Show me the bond money

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. The branch executive committee discussed the topic at its regular meeting Monday night. Some members said they would take their concerns to the school board at its April 5 meeting. And joining them will be School Board member Steve Gallon III, who said he has.
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Renovations at Black schools, but no Black workers present

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 Steve Gallon III stopped by the predominantly Black school, located at 19340 NW Eighth Ct., during a routine, unannounced visit. But the stop was a surprise for him. After meeting with the principal and faculty, Gallon stopped by a construction area at the school. Then.
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Miami Kappas celebrate 70 years of service to community residents

Miami Kappas celebrate 70 years of service to community residents Banquet closes out the anniversary festivities of chapter's frat house The Miami Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, founded on Nov. 23, 1946, celebrated 70 years of service and brotherhood at the chapter's fraternity house located in Miami's West Little River area. Fraternity and sorority alumni chapters, in contrast to undergraduate chapters, consist of members who have graduated from their respective colleges but are still involved in the fraternity both socially and in service to the community. Undergraduate chapters are those commonly found on college campuses. Throughout its history,.
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No light shining in our Black community

No light shining in our Black community Darkness has seemed to outshine light in Miami’s urban core over the past 12 months with the increasing incidents of senseless gun violence among our children and youth, incidents that involve mainly black males who are either victims or suspects in the murder and mayhem that has gripped an entire community. And it was extremely difficult to find light on a breezy, sunny South Florida Sunday afternoon---one day after the senseless death of 6-year old King Carter. I found only darkness, pain, sorrow and despair which found their way to Santonio Carter, the.
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