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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsHow???s this for confusing? While most workers will be off, Broward public schools will be open on Monday. The situation is infuriating to a lot of working parents. The Broward school calendar has been filled with off days on regular......
Who's on Team Gloucester?Here's an exchange of e-mails between Gloucester Supervisor Michelle Ressler and Gloucester Public School System Superintendent Ben Kiser over the school funding issue. Start from the bottom up, of course.----- Original Message ----- From: gcpskiser@cox....
Who's on Team Gloucester?Supervisor Gregory Woodard is on the substitute teacher list for Gloucester County Public Schools, according to information from the school system. But Woodard has yet to work as a substitute teacher in Gloucester in the 2010-11 school year. Woodard is......
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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIf you call someone a "Tallahassee insider" and an "Obama liberal" until your face turns Republican red, is that enough to gloss over your own shortcomings? That, in a nutshell, is what the race for Florida governor has become. Republican......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsInteresting piece today by my colleagues Cara Fitzpatrick and database specialist John Maines about the state's voucher program for low-income students . The program was craftily designed to withstand a court challenge. Instead of having state money go to...
Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsBroward and Palm Beach County public schools both got overall A grades in this year???s state FCAT rankings. Is this cause for celebration, or just meaningless window dressing? I suppose congratulations are in order. But with so many schools and......
The Swampby John McCormick Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to do more to address youth violence in Chicago. "Last school year, more than 500 Chicago school children were shot and at least 36......
The Swampby Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated at 230 pm EDT The suggested lesson plans accompanying President Barack Obama's planned address to schoolchildren next week have been modified, but this hasn't mollified critics of the president's back-to-school speech.: The...
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The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, whose two young daughters return to school next week, has some back-to-school plans of his own: An unprecedented presidential address to public schoolchildren at noon EDT on Tuesday. Arne Duncan, the president's...
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The Swampby Mark Silva At least 47 school-age children in Chicago have died in homicides -- mostly victims of gun violence - since January, when President Barack Obama, of Chicago, took office, our Chicago-based friend, John McCormick, notes at Bloomberg News........
The Swampby Mark Silva In "the race to the top,'' no child will be left behind, we're assured, but a lot of low-performing teachers - as measured by the poor performance of their students - may be The government has set......
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