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Educational Services Sector

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    University of Miami Named Fourth Best Party School, FSU First

    Earlier this week the Princeton Review named, of all colleges, the University of Iowa as America's most party happy school. While Florida State and University of Florida made the top 10, the University of Miami, once the undisputed party school champion of the world back in the '80s, was no where to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Naylet LaRochelle's Salad Won Her a Trip to Napa Valley (Recipe)

    The smell of butternut squash brings back one of Naylet LaRochelle's fondest memories. It was during early autumn about 13 years ago that she moved into her first home with her husband. "I remember watching my husband and my dad do repairs, and the anticipation of that time. In addition to me buyin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    And the winning answer to CIA quiz is...

    The question was this:Only two people currently working in the South Florida food industry graduated The Culinary Institute of America with the highest honor accorded: The Francis B. Roth Award for Outstanding Performance. Can you name them? Most folks guessed Tim Andriola correctly. Neal Cooper eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    The C.I.A. Wants YOU!

    ​Looking for work? The National Restaurant Association estimates a record $566 billion in food and beverage sales for 2009 (more than $1.5 billion per day). The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY, will be holding an Admissions reception at Ocean Prime (Aventura Mall) on Sunday, N ... More >>

  • News

    August 2, 2007

    Bad Apple

    Miami-Dade schools superintendent Rudy Crew has made many mistakes. Maybe too many.

  • News

    May 8, 2003

    Smaller Is Better

    The case for breaking up the grossly dysfunctional Miami-Dade County school district

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Resegregation Now, Resegregation Forever!

    Are charter-school conversions the vanguard for public education or a scam for resegregating the learning experience and making a lot of money?

  • 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

    April 8, 1999
  • News

    September 25, 1997

    How to Succeed in Education Without Really Studying

    Superintendent Roger Cuevas and a few dozen of his top administrators received graduate degrees from diploma mills. No wonder Dade's schools are in such great shape.

  • 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

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