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Miami: Strong police presence in every school, focus on mental health

Aug 20, 2018, CBS4, Miami: Miami-Dade Students Head Back To School The Miami-Dade Public Schools district, which employs 20,000 teachers and serves more than 350,000 students, is the fourth largest school district in the country…. …Law enforcement will be present at every school through partnerships among Miami-Dade Schools Police Department (M-DSPD), Miami-Dade County and various municipalities and security will adhere to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. There will be fewer points of entry at each school, students will be required to wear ID badges and highly specialized software is being used to detect social media threats. Carvalho also noted that Miami-Dade schools will be focusing on mental health awareness in addition to a strong curriculum….

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