Teachers Protest Education System in California

California teachers go on strike for better salaries, resources, and smaller class sizes.

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

As the Los Angeles education funding plummeted, teachers and staff grew restless at the lack of funding for necessary resources in schools. This week, more than 30,000 teachers and their supporters gathered in downtown Los Angeles to strike for educational justice. The strike begun on Monday Jan. 14...

Should Teachers Discuss Controversial Topics?

With so many controversial topics up in the air, people can't help but wonder if teachers should be allowed to address such topics in a classroom setting.

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

Teachers are often the first people, apart from parents, to educate children on controversial topics. They act as second parents, guiding and, at times, inadvertently molding children to think and behave in a certain way. With this in mind, the amount of influence teachers should have over their students...

Teaching Academy Partners With Miami-Dade College School of Education

Ceremony for the inauguration of the Teaching Academy at Gables.

Cameryn Padron, Photographer

January 26, 2018

On Friday, Jan. 26, members of the Miami-Dade County School Board and school administrators joined in celebration of Gables' newly inaugurated Teaching Academy. The new academy aims to pave the way for students to become the newly equipped leaders of America. At the ceremony, our school principal announced...

A Year of Novelty

The new teachers excited to take on the 2017-2018 school year.

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017

In the 2017-2018 school year, Coral Gables Senior High has been gifted with the arrival of many new teachers, who come prepared and trained to offer their knowledge and techniques to new students. Tatiana Battisti is our new Italian teacher. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Roma Tre University...

Public Education to be Placed on the Endangered List

School voucher programs create a heated dialogue amongst many.

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

School vouchers are created and distributed by state governments and allow parents to use public funds to pay for an alternative form of education for their child. Today, 12 states, Florida included, provide voucher systems for parents with a certain amount of money-and this varies state-by-state....

Common Core? More like Common Bore!

The Common Core State Standards Initiative aims to educate young minds. However, does it actually work?

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

The Common Core State Standards Initiative was created to implement a set of high-quality requirements in the subjects of mathematics and English. These standards are meant to ensure that all students leave from high school with the skills necessary to succeed in future endeavors, regardless of what...

Fred Swaniker’s ‘Harvard of Africa’

Fred Swaniker aims to reinvent Africa through education.

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Fred Swaniker, 18 years old, wishes to revolutionize Africa with the most powerful tool known to mankind: education. He became headmaster at a school in Botswana opened by his mom. Since then, he has graduated from Stanford Business School and founded the African Leadership Academy, a residential school...

SAT Gives Students A Break

SAT Gives Students A Break

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

June 8, 2016

The Standardized Assessment Test (SAT) is one of the essential standardized tests used by colleges to see how applicants compare to one another in regards to their performance on the test. The SAT challenges students and determines whether they are prepared for the academically rigorous courses that...

Easy Study Tips

Easy Study Tips

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

When it comes to studying most of us prefer to take a nap and be slothful. Studying is often grouped with adjectives like dull and uninteresting. However, studying is beneficial and is a primary key to success. Spice up the way you study with these ideas and you will save yourself from receiving an...

He Named Me Malala

Inspiring documentary of a young woman who faced the Taliban.

Sofia Bratt, Lifestyle Editor

April 7, 2016

Our Rating: A He Named Me Malala is a heartwarming and inspiring documentary about a young girl from Afghanistan, Malala Yousafzai , who is a female activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Growing up, she has always supported the universal right to education in Pakistan and the rest of the worl...

Are Children of Illegal Immigrants Entitled to A Public Education?

Illegal immigrants are entitled to an education.

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Many people come to the United States of America to find a better future for their children and themselves; but many of them have had to resort to coming here illegally. Along with other struggles and concerns these families face, worrying whether or not their children will receive an education should...

Education in America

The American school system cannot compare to schools in many other countries.

Nicolas Viglucci, Staff Writer

October 11, 2014

Despite the fact that the United States is one of the richest countries in the world, it's a well-known fact that education in America lags far behind the rest of the world- especially compared to countries in Europe and parts of Asia. Although the issue has recently begun to garner more attention,...

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