Cultural Passport partnership with Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau and Miami Culinary Tours.

Check out the recent partnerships the Cultural Passport has made with Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau and Miami Culinary Tours.

Here are the links to the articles posted on: 

Miami Herald

http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/restaurants/article120700623.html

The Miami Times

http://www.miamitimesonline.com/education/charles-drew-students-on-culinary-tour/article_7cb9af66-c20e-11e6-9965-fbf3c29316a6.html

FNEI Wins $15,000 In the DSW Shoe Lovers Care Competition

Today DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse delivered a $15,000 check for the Foundation for New Education Initiatives. We were nominated by a DSW employee, for their annual Leave Your Mark contest, based on our impact to the South Florida community.

Thank you to all of our supporters, who voted day in and day out, to ensure we continue to provide services like the Cultural Passport to all of our students.

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FNEI Announces 2015-2016 Mini-Grant Awardees

We are pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Mini-grant Awardees! Congratulations to Norman S. Edelcup/Sunny Isles Beach, Horace Mann Middle School, Hialeah Gardens Sr. High School, Sunset Elementary School, Kinloch Park Middle School, Cope Center North, Southwood Middle School, W.R. Thomas Middle School, Neva King Cooper Educational Center, Citrus Grove Middle School, North Miami Middle School, Miami Central Sr. High School.

Students Breaking the Code in Education

This week is "Hour of Code" week, a national movement to encourage kids of all ages to learn computer programming, also called coding. The public schools in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are diving into the deep end of coding; making sure students are exposed to the roots of technology.

At Maya Angelou Elementary School in Miami, they have a talking robot named Cody. The fourth-graders have learned to program Cody to speak, walk, wave his arms, and even to do Tai-Chi moves.

A crash course in coding is available at www.hourofcode.org. Schools are using the website's lessons, which use characters from the Disney movie “Frozen,” to get kids started. "It's allowing our boys and girls to have this wonderful opportunity to expand their horizons, to think creatively," said Adrena Williams, principal at Maya Angelou....