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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelA proposal to crack down on public corruption cleared a Senate panel Monday, but its future is muddy, with lawmakers firing shots at the proposal and voicing reservations, despite giving it a first round vote of approval. The bill puts into law a...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelIn light of news that the Broward County School District is giving pink slips to 1,400 teachers, Gov. Rick Scott placed the blame on the federal government at a press availability with reporters. Scott was asked by a reporter what public schools would...
L.A. NOWThe Long Beach Unified School District failed to capture the top prize of $1 million in college scholarships when the Broad Prize was announced this morning at the U.S. Capitol. But the district received $250,000 in scholarships for the class......
You can spy on the daily life of a burrowing owl colony in Broward County via a live webcam set up next to the owls' underground nest. The live camera was set up by the company EarthCam, which operates Web cams around the world, along with Birding...
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For the city-run charter schools in Pembroke Pines, raising money to keep them running is an uphill battle. The charter schools don't have access to the same tax money that funds Broward County Public Schools, so they turn to alternative sources of...
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Young people face a tough road when it comes to making positive decisions concerning their future. Bullying, alcohol and drug use, teen pregnancy, intolerance and bias, suicide and juvenile delinquency are all too evident in their daily lives. Despite...
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BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND UNITED WAY OF BROWARD COUNTY TEAM UP FOR INSPIRING MARCH AND RALLY TO EMPOWER YOUTHIt’s time to cheer today’s youth and tomorrow’s future! On Saturday, May 18, thousands of students throughout Broward County will come together for a one-of-a-kind youth rally. Called “Above the Influence,” the event...
In an admission that not all Florida high schoolers want to go to college, lawmakers are creating a three-track system where the diploma you earn depends on what you want to do after graduation. A bill passed by both houses of the Legislature creates two...
Broward County Public Schools will likely have to pay $1.3 million in fines, the second highest in the state, for having too many classes that exceed state-mandated caps. Broward's loss could be Palm Beach County's gain after its district met all state...
Sun SentinelWashington Collado is being forced out as principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, according to a letter from parent groups and the Parkland mayor. Stoneman Douglas was the site of a controversy involving a cheerleading coach, who was fired...
Some good news for the Broward school district: 12 teachers are getting grants worth a total of $14,000 to fund classroom projects that teach students about energy. The grants are sponsored by Florida Power & Light Company's 2013 Teacher Grant Program....
Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy. "When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
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