Miami-Dade Public Schools are back in session.
Schools Superintendent Dr. Alberto Carvalho says they are focused on keep our students safe. The only school still without power in Miami-Dade is Richmond Heights, however, students from that school should show up as usual as they will be transferred to Coral Reef High to attend classes for the day.
Back to school! Students in Miami-Dade and Broward counties heading back to class after missing 7 school days due to hurricane Irma pic.twitter.com/VIk88wMPYd— Erica Rakow (@EricaRakow) September 18, 2017
Broward Schools have the lights on after Hurricane Irma devastated South Florida. Broward Superintendent Robert Runcie says it's a sign our community is returning to a sense of normalcy.
Schools & Admin. sites will reopen on Monday, September 18th. Free lunch and breakfast for every student at every school for several weeks! https://t.co/u2rx5flRpo— Supt Runcie (@RobertwRuncie) September 16, 2017
Additionally, Palm Beach County Public Schools are open as well as most of the Archdiocese of Miami schools.
Public school students aren't the only ones returning to class. Today is also the first day back for Florida International, Florida Atlantic and Nova Southeastern Universities plus Miami-Dade and Broward Colleges.While University of Miami medical students are due back today (m) and law students on Wednesday, all other classes don't resume until next Monday the 25th.