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Dade County School Board

  • News

    August 4, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of August 4, 2005

    Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Cruel or Usual Punishment?

    Miami-Dade County has a hands-off policy toward its schoolchildren, but that doesn't mean corporal punishment has gone away

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Commissioner Kojak

    No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.

  • News

    April 1, 1999

    Born to Lose

    Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?

  • News

    August 27, 1998

    Empire of the Son

    With plenty of help from mama Carrie, Kendrick Meek is hoping to upset long-time State Sen. Bill Turner

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Static

    Despite being in one of the largest media markets in the nation, Miami's public radio station barely registers with local listeners

  • News

    April 9, 1998
  • News

    November 13, 1997
  • News

    February 13, 1997

    How's That for School Spirit

    Robert Joffee just wanted to empower the parents of Miami Springs schoolkids. What he got was a trip to jail.

  • News

    January 23, 1997

    Why Can't We All Just Get Paid $85,000 a Year?

    The Unity Council of Miami -- what a wonderful concept! Especially for Darryl Reaves, who collected most of the taxpayers' money that funded it.

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    Guess Who's Coming Back to Dinner Key?

    In the waning rounds of the Dinner Key boat yard brawl, a third heavyweight returns to the ring

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    The Twelve Tenors

    Why South Florida public broadcasters spewed Domingo, Pavarotti, and Carreras out the proverbial wazoo

  • News

    September 26, 1996

    Black or Blue

    In choosing Rev. Richard Dunn to fill in for Miller Dawkins, commissioners saved Miami's citywide election soul -- for now

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    The Old School of Power

    He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most

  • News

    May 16, 1996

    Queen of the Kingmakers

    If you're a political candidate with big ideas and little cash, the first call you make is to Irene Secada

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Big Fish, Little Pond

    For more than a decade, Otis Wallace has called the shots in tiny Florida City. That seems to be just fine with the locals.

  • News

    October 26, 1995

    Mistaken Identity

    In her quest for a seat on the Miami Beach Commission, Matti Bower doesn't want to be labeled "the Hispanic candidate." She just wants to win.

  • Music

    May 4, 1995

    Children's Ward

    A song, a video, an oportunity to help kids affected by AIDS

  • News

    April 20, 1995

    After the Brawl

    Everybody heard about the tussle between white cops and black students but the discord at Coral Gables High goes far deeper than that

  • News

    September 14, 1994

    Burke Besieged

    The Florida Elections Commission and the Florida Bar. Maybe the FBI, too. For a man who won automatic re-election, Metro Commissioner James Burke seems to have a lot of explaining to do.

  • News

    July 20, 1994

    The Surfies

    Locally produced TV shows deserve to be honored for their intelligence, their wit, their impeccably bad taste. Don't touch that remote control!

  • News

    May 18, 1994

    They Saw Red

    The Dade Grand Jury scrutinizes the county's environmental attitude, and the verdict isn't very verdant

  • News

    May 11, 1994

    Miami Makeover

    Tropical paradise or violent hellhole? If you ask the wizards selected to design the city's publicity campaign, the answer is as clear as a bright summer day.

  • News

    March 16, 1994

    The Godfather of Reggae

    Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN

  • News

    January 26, 1994

    Power to the Parish

    Father Jose Luis Menendez of Wynwood takes the church to the people and the people to the streets

  • News

    December 15, 1993

    The High Cost of Low Bids

    The county needs contractors to do its construction work. The contractors need minority subcontractors to satisfy county regulations. And taxpayers need an explanation.

  • News

    May 5, 1993

    Inside Little Haiti

    From an island in the sea to an island in the heart of Miami

  • News

    January 20, 1993

    The Dynamic Duo

    Their flocks have multiplied despite past controversy. But can the Revs. Victor Curry and Richard Dunn preach politics?

  • Culture

    December 30, 1992
  • News

    February 19, 1992

    Northern Exposure

    Finally, the naked truth about Edward Albee's arrest in Crandon Park

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