High School Education

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Broward County Public Schools Robocalls Parents at 4 in the Morning

    Broward County Public Schools wanted to know if people knew anyone who might have dropped out of high school to let them know that it's not too late to get a GED so badly that they called people about it at 4 in the morning. The school district's automated calling system went screwy and called abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Mavericks High Charter Schools Not Accredited

    ​Records show that the Mavericks in Education Florida charter schools, which have a high-profile lobbyist and cheerleader in Frank Biden, are not accredited high schools. This means their graduates may have trouble playing college sports or receiving federally funded grants or scholarships to coll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    School Grading System Ignores one Problem: Florida Is Still Dumber Than South Dakota

    He's smiling because he thinks he's going to learn something.​Good news: According to our new grading system, Florida's public schools are doing better than ever! "D" schools are "B" schools! "C" schools are "A" schools! Florida is an educational dynamo!Bad news: Our high school seniors are totall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Lots of Trophy Space Available in South Florida Hockey Hall of Fame

    There are high school students who are older than the Florida Panthers franchise, but it seems team owners couldn't wait any longer to start working on a hall of fame. That's a virtual tour above. It's hard to tell exactly what's in the trophy cases -- was that a Pavel Bure jersey? This idea might ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    In Carolina, Former Miramar Football Coach Finds More Money, Fewer Wins

    Two years ago, the athletic director of Everglades High in Miramar was desperate to hang on to the school's promising young coach, Mike Palmieri. A 2007 article in the Sun-Sentinel (sorry, I can't find a link to a web version) details how Everglades lost Palmieri -- who it paid about $3,000 -- becau ... More >>

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Slightly Grown-Up

    Slightly Stoopid

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Cheers Food and Spirits

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  • Music

    November 3, 2005
  • Culture

    January 13, 2005


    Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.

  • Music

    September 23, 2004
  • Music

    May 20, 2004


    Lost Identity

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    An Epidemic of Apathy

    Local activists were hoping people would flock to see the AIDS Memorial Quilt. They didn't.

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Emerging Elitism

    American Heritage School survives despite near financial collapse, angry neighbors, and a questionable relationship with a Plantation politician