Superintendent Carvalho sends off bus drivers, tours Miami-Dade schools

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho kicked off the beginning of the school year by helping send off bus drivers Monday morning.

To show his appreciation, Carvalho handed out breakfast to the drivers leaving from the John H. Shee Transportation Center.

“We are family today. We are reawakening the sleeping giant called M-DCPS from its summer nap,” said Carvalho. “It all begins with a safe ride to school, and that’s why greeting our school bus drivers with the help of a healthy breakfast and some coffee is the least we could do.”

Carvalho will be touring several schools throughout the day to welcome the 360,000 students making their way back to classes in Miami-Dade. Westland Hialeah Senior High School was first on the superintendent’s list.

All students in Miami-Dade County received free breakfast Monday morning as part of their welcome.

“There’s so much to be excited about, just the first year ever that Miami-Dade County Public Schools became an A-rated school system, second year in a row no F schools,” said Carvalho. “This is the year about going beyond the promise. This is about matching last year’s success and actually improve upon it.”

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