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Why A Miami Middle School Is Teaching Debate To Conquer Common Core

Bridget McKinney, principal at Miami’s Allapattah Middle School, says her students struggle to pass the state’s reading and writing tests. So when McKinney first read the Common Core math and language arts standards used in Florida schools this year, what jumped out was the emphasis on answering questions and making arguments using examples and evidence from what students are reading. Allapattah Middle School principal Bridget McKinney sits in on one of the speech and debate classes she's required her students to take. McKinney says the Common Core standards emphasis using evidence and making arguments. It took McKinney back to college — she was a speech major. So she decided her sixth, seventh and eighth graders would have to take a speech and debate course each year. McKinney says the go...

Always Watch Children And NEVER Leave Them Unattended

Promise....*Always watch Children and NEVER leave them unattended. *Keep children away from pool drains, pipes and other openings *If a child is missing CHECK POOL FIRST*Install a fence of at least 4 feet around perimeter of the pool or spa. #NotOneMoreDrowning #PSWAP

Channel 10: Free swim program offered to children in Opa-locka, Liberty City

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Six hundred children in Opa-locka and Liberty City are learning to swim for free at Shebondy Park and Bannerman Pool. PSWAP’s Learning to Swim program started in 2016 and has 600 children registered for a six-week swimming program, according to Bridget McKinney, the coordinator of the Learning to Swim program. “Because we can educate our parents, train our kids and inform them on how to be safe in and around water, this is so important,” McKinney sa

Child Safety Learn To Swim Program

Click Here To Register Your Kids! For Swim lessons for youth ages 1- 14 years! We Emphasize on Water Safety and Proper Water Skills. Perfect for hesitant swimmers. Life-Jacket for each successful completion of swim course. We also focus on the Preventative safety measure courses for parents to protect child during recreational water activities. Personalize swim lessons for each youth between the ages of 1-14 years.

Pearls And Gents Mentoring Program

The Handfield Law Firm will provide 60 underserved youth between the ages 10-14 a momentous exposure to diverse life activites. The Handfield Law Firm, who handles primarily criminal cases, has partnered with P-Swap (Professionals Sharing With A Purpose), Michael Agalbut-Attorney At Law, Wright's Funeral Home, Dynamic Consulting Services, Black Nurses Association of Miami, Men To Boys, Mission Born Out Of Madness, Urban League Of Miami, Joe's Stone Crab and the local Police Departments from The City of Miami Gardens and Metrp- Dade, who are ready to address the negative social influences that permeate our communities and targets our youth. Check out this Exclusive news coverage of our Youth attending Joe's Stone Crab Event 2017

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