Gov. Rick Scott Eliminates 11 Grade Test, State Senate Looks to Reform

by Elizabeth Martinez As a result of the Education Commissioner’s investigation into state testing, Florida Governor Rick Scott has stated that he will be issuing an executive order to suspend the 11th grade FSA testing in language arts. The Governor’s actions come after Pam Stewart, Florida’s Education Commissioner, released recommendations regarding the issue of testing… Read More Gov. Rick Scott Eliminates 11 Grade Test, State Senate Looks to Reform

Not The Selfie Generation, Much More

By Ruth Reyes @Ummnobodycares People believe that Millennials are the “selfie” generation. They don’t have time for anything other than their phones, the computer, and social media. They don’t care; they’re not engaged. They coexist with the rest of the world merely to cruise by. And yet, even as they’re criticized in this way, Millennial… Read More Not The Selfie Generation, Much More

From Your Audience To You: Monty Oum (1981-2015)

By Christian Steiner and Stephanie Brito Monty Oum was a 33-year-old director, writer, and animator for RoosterTeeth, a company  with 12 million subscribers over their three YouTube channels along with a dedicated online fan-base. Their most successful production, Red vs. Blue, hit a peak when he joined the team and started creating original animations with… Read More From Your Audience To You: Monty Oum (1981-2015)

NBC Comes to MLEC to Brag About Our School

  By Amanda Delgado and Stephanie Brito Miami Lakes Educational Center’s future pharmacists, doctors, and EMTs were recognized for their hard work and dedication to their respective strand classes by NBC 6 on February 2nd, 2015. Part of “Brag About Your School,” a segment dedicated to showcasing successful and innovative school programs, NBC reporters Pam… Read More NBC Comes to MLEC to Brag About Our School