The confetti wafted onto his impossibly square shoulders. The Nashville audience stood and roared. Then a medal on a royal-blue ribbon was draped around Miami-Dade schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho's neck. Last month, after more than five years of agonizingly hard work, the self-proclaimed son ... More >>
Education Commissioner Eric J. Smith says no to Miami Northwestern.An assistant principal's mistake led Miami Northwestern High to get graded a D instead of a C last year. But the state's education commissioner won't grant Miami-Dade Public Schools' request to give Northwestern the higher grade. As ... More >>
No matter how cynical you've grown about the American justice system -- let's say, from watching a few too many episodes of The Wire -- there are still stories coming out of Miami's prison system that will make your jaw drop. Today, through a federal indictment, comes a tale of casual civil right ... More >>
He keeps the tradition alive.
With a new line-up and an old gig, Iko-Iko keeps rolling along