Broward County Public Schools has sent a letter to the Liberty Institute, ensuring it that students are permitted to read their Bibles in school as a part of free-reading time and during the Accelerated Reader Program. Just a couple of weeks ago, we brought you the tale of Giovanni Rubeo, a fifth-g ... More >>
On Tuesday, we brought you the tale of Giovanni Rubeo, a fifth-grade Park Lakes Elementary student who was told by a teacher that he was prohibited from reading his Bible in school. Whatever anyone's thoughts and feelings on religion on school grounds might be, this was clearly a violation of Rubeo ... More >>
A second-grade substitute teacher at Pride Elementary School in Deltona was ordered to go home after a bizarre incident where she claimed to have heard voices outside her classroom, and rambled on about the CIA and FBI and wanting to call the president of the United States, Robin Forde, 51, was re ... More >>
hepburnpage.comWelcome to fourth grade!According to state education rules, around 3,350 third-graders in Broward County and 2,400 in Palm Beach County are supposed to be repeating the grade due to their FCAT reading scores -- which they won't, thanks to a few "loopholes."By state standards, t ... More >>
hepburnpage.comProbably how the kids are reading these days.Chances are, 17 percent of third-graders in Broward County and 18 percent in Palm Beach County couldn't read that headline, according to the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test results released today.Only around 80 percent of the young ... More >>
Drugs, death, and fear
Chef Anthony "Radar" Risoli is a true Italian American with a passion for cooking. His route to the kitchen has been long and arduous, so now, he says, he's here to stay at Solita. The modern lounge ambiance attracts the young and the beautiful while Risoli cranks out dishes with a new take on It ... More >>
On L.A.'s Skid Row, a generational war over how to teach the American children of illegal immigrants
A bomb threat has led officials to evacuate Citrus Cove Elementary School on Lawrence Avenue in Boynton Beach. Police are on the scene. More information as it becomes available.UPDATE: School has been cleared.
Remember that kid in elementary school who was always the last one picked for any team sports? You know, the one everybody said was a spaz, who couldn't hit a ball or catch a ball or tell first base from third base or a touchdown from a free throw? In the wine world, that kid is Riesling. A do ... More >>
Flickr user: wyrd oneWatch out for mommy's purse, kids!What kind of criminal preys on parents waiting in line to pick up their kids from preschool? Four times in the last few weeks, unknown suspects have smashed windows and snatched purses from the cars of parents headed to pick up their kids at pre ... More >>
Once upon a time, Sunrise Middle School had such a good reputation that some parents considered it better than private school. It is the only middle school around with a Montessori program. It has a gifted program. There's an accelerated group called the "Golden Hammers" (like other school gro ... More >>
It's officially the Year of Hope, and South Florida weather forecasters already have something they hoped for: slightly different weather. That's right, we've got something of a cold front, and that means our weathermen have broken out not the exaggerated phrases but the crazy-stupid exaggerated phr ... More >>
Ten-year-old Damon Weaver got himself some press credentials to cover the inauguration for his Palm Beach County elementary school's TV station. This came about after a YouTube campaign Damon launched in which he used celebrities to try to convince Barack Obama to give him an interview. After learni ... More >>
Wake up, kids, you got a C!Florida Schools Just Good Enough to Advance to Next GradeFlorida has the tenth-best schools in the country, according to this study by Education Week. Now I'm no expert in cross-state rivalries, but I'd guess this might be the first time Florida has fallen behind Georgia a ... More >>
Big Girls, Little Guys, Lots of Fun
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Willie Nelson goes gay (for a song).
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A local girl overcomes family tragedy to become one of the nation's best b-ballers
Tennessee schoolkids teach the world a lesson in an inspirational documentary
Last Exit (Kin)
Palm Beach County Schools peddle their good name
Four South Florida girls hope to follow Christina and Britney to the top
A fifth-grader's drawing is worth a thousand-word critical analysis
Cooped-up kids, unite! You have nothing to lose but your desks.
Feet in Nashville, head in the sky, Venus Hum keeps stretching
Ideas? The Bush boys have 'em. And are they whoppers!
Kids get a night on their own
Steve Abrams´ kid
Richard Negri can handle the truth -- and a mic
Duff rides her popular TV series to Rome and the big screen
Hollywood schools its citizens, young and old, in stupidity
Agnes Essien left Nigeria three decades ago, earned a Ph.D., and ended up minding a market
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The Sagemont School
Paul Linke performs Life After Time
A controversial character-training program was pulled from a state bill, yes. But now Broward County has to deal with it.
American Heritage School survives despite near financial collapse, angry neighbors, and a questionable relationship with a Plantation politician
Broward schools are determined not to separate disabled students from the general population. But how do you teach inclusion?
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