When we stop to remember Michael Garretson, we should never forget that the late School Board construction chief led the spending of a billion dollars a year in what was one of the largest and most damaging school building booms in Broward County history.
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Some of the best moments from one of Fort Lauderdale's finest.
-- Stephanie Kraft's path: Lawyer. PTA mom. School Board member. Tool for special interests. Corrupt tool for special interests. Scandalous politician. Criminally charged politician. Jailbird for a day. Suspended S ... More >>
The Broward County School Board has a bad case of emeritus.
You might think that after the stink caused by the Broward County School Board's plan to give outgoing Ed Marko a $266,000 salary to serve as general counsel emeritus (for the unwashed that's pronounced ih-MEH-ri-tus, not really like ... More >>
I hate to say it, but James Stokes -- the new School Board attorney who quit this morning before he even started -- probably made a good decision.
Who would want to jump into the dysfunctional soup that is the Broward County School Board?
It's a little surprising that he decided it "didn't feel rig ... More >>
Phyllis HopeDuring a year when state and federal investigators have been circling the Broward County School Board, it seems as though every member of that ethically challenged outfit would have reason to keep a personal attorney close by. But only one school board member had the nerve to give her ... More >>