Miami-Dade School Board OKs $14.8 million reorganization

 Posted on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012

 By Laura Isensee

With the School Board’s blessing, Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho will try to reorganize the nation’s fourth-largest school district and will start with his top staff.

Regional offices will condense, some departments will disappear, more than 100 positions could be cut, and all divisions are supposed sharpen their focus on the bottom line: teaching kids. Together, the moves aim to save $14.8 million.

“This is not driven by economic need. We do not need this reorganization to close the budget gap, even though it helps,” Carvalho told the board. Instead, he said it will move the district’s focus from compliance to emphasizing “teaching and learning in schools.”

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