Jim Notter couldn't even tell the truth as the was going out the door. The Broward schools superintendent made a surprise announcement that he was retiring yesterday, leaving three years left on a contract that pays him $299,000 a year. Notter always did pretend to be boss, but he ... More >>
The many faces of Vincent Colangelo, the convicted heroin and cocaine trafficker who decided he could make more money in the pill mill business, where authorities say he unloaded some 770,000 high-powered pain pills in a single year. Fort Lauderdale activist Cal Deal put together ... More >>
[UPDATED: Just received word from Broward School Board governmental affairs specialist Requel Bell that the sensitive school board background check document being used in the smear campaign against School Board Member Phyllis Hope is indeed exempt from public record disclosure. That means ... More >>
Football star Jarvis Hicks couldn't resist the undertow of gang violence
When it comes to the Broward School Board, bad plans never really die
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune busts the story on the priest who molested Mark Foley. And, in proper priestly style, it's creepy as all living hell. The culprit is Father Anthony Mercieca, who admitted to Herald-Tribune reporters Matthew Doig and Maurice Tamman in a telephone interview from his hom ... More >>
Sun-Sentinel/Andrew Innerarity The more I think of the firing of Frank Till, the more I think it stinks. Why make the school board a more rudderless ship than it already was? Instead of throwing the district into conflict and disarray -- which is exactly what Stephanie Kraft, Robin Bartleman, B ... More >>
Gov. Jeb Bush's office released e-mails exhanged between the gov and disgraced congressman Mark Foley yesterday and, thankfully, we are none the wiser on the size of Jeb's member. But Dara Kam of the Palm Beach Post reports that there were some interesting exchanges about Foley's concern about getti ... More >>
Broward County Mayor Ben Graber just led a press conference from the emergency management building in Plantation. It was startling, not because of the blah-blah-blah that was uttered, but Graber's tremorous, almost breathless delivery. Graber was clearly nervous -- and that does nothing to instill c ... More >>
The Sun-Sentinel poll over the weekend: Broward County may give teachers a 6.45% pay raise, hiking salaries to $37,000 a year for beginners and $70,000 for the most experienced. What do you think of the pay scale for teachers? 57.8% Teachers are grossly underpaid, considering the importance of ... More >>
The country's youngest transgender child is ready for school. But is school ready for her?
Broward's beleaguered $1 billion school construction program is packing kids into unsafe schools
Hollywood schools its citizens, young and old, in stupidity
Filthy bathrooms, dirty pictures, teachers fleeing in droves -- sounds like Apollo Middle School is adrift
Real estate squabble puts Broward school board member in a snit
Bob Norman sends the Broward County School Board bureaucrats scurrying
Meet Ron Greenstein, lobbyist. Or Ron Greenstein, state representative.
The stalled reconstruction of Deerfield Middle School has littered the campus with a carcinogen. So why are students still there?