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Marta Perez

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Rock the Bells With Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, and Mobb Deep, September 13

    Photo by Marta PerezRaekwon the Chef cookin' it up.​See the full 20-photo Rock the Bells slideshow. Rock the Bells Rakewon and Ghostface Killa With Mobb Deep and ArtOfficial Fillmore Miami Beach September 13, 2011 Better Than: Album-length karaoke renditions of Ol' Dirty Bastard's Nigga Please ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Al Maloof Raises More Money Than Ron Book In Local Miami-Dade Races

    Bill CookeWhen it comes to campaign donations, Al Maloof drops it like it's hot.​Raising cash for county commission and school board races in Miami-Dade is like making it rain at the strip club. The more loot you fling, the more popular you are! As voters start going to the polls for early voting, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Rudy Crew's Bark is Bigger Than His Bite

    Rudy Crew Last time on Miami's favorite soap opera, As The School Board Turns, Superintendent Rudy Crew, the diva villain of the show, snubbed a budget meeting. Then he saw his narrow base of support from the board eroded when Larry Feldman shockingly beat incumbent Evelyn Greer in this week's el ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    Marketing Mayhem

    Da Hood Gone Wild creator takes cues from Joe Francis.

  • News

    October 18, 2007

    Another No-Confidence Vote for Timoney

    Even little old ladies dont trust him

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Rudy Crews Crapola

    The schools superintendents new book is, well, full of baloney

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of August 23, 2007

    "You publish this garbage here because you can"

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of August 9, 2007

    "I know the politicians don't particularly care that we're all leaving"

  • News

    August 2, 2007

    Bad Apple

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

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 13, 2007

    The Case of the Missing Investigator

    Less than a month after news broke that a former schools computer services technician had been convicted on child porn charges, former schools inspector general Herb Cousins is suing the school board. Cousins alleges a conspiracy to "defame" him through a "campaign of character assassination," an ... More >>

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Commie Book Ban

    Vamos a Cuba has become an unlikely political lightning rod

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Chronicle of a CocoWalk Death Foretold

    Goings-on in the Grove and the passing of Sheldon's

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    Density Turns on the Radio

    WLRN grovels; school board makes vote count

  • News

    March 25, 2004

    Meet Mr. Arza

    In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of March 18, 2004

    Civic demons, bad dentistry, and hip-hop culture crash

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    Lehtinen for Mayor

    Unless Manny Diaz tops him, Dexter is the hottest candidate for the 2004 county race

  • 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

    November 15, 2001

    Bunker Mentality

    Merrett Stierheim and Alex Penelas square off during Hurricane Michelle

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Return of the Bullies

    The school board wades through a smear campaign

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    New Face, Old Connections

    Miami mayoral candidate Manny Diaz may look like an outsider, but his political history places him squarely on the inside

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Something Rotten

    Trainloads of food go to waste while thousands of kids go unfed, courtesy of the school lunch program

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Tornillo Toasts Your Health

    Teachers union to school district: We demand higher health insurance costs. School district: Okay, boss. HMO to lobbyist: Thanks a million.

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of July 26, 2001

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Behind the Ballot

    Voters will choose between Jacqueline Pepper and Frank Cobo, but the real candidates are the superintendent and the school board

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Roger the Dodger

    The Super's Greatest hits

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Roger the Dodger

    Who is the superintendent of schools, and why will he keep his job?

  • City Life

    May 17, 2001
  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of March 1, 2001

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Parental Consensus

    Imagine what would happen if Hispanic mommies and daddies united with black mommies and daddies in petitioning the school district

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Rebel with a Cause

    As Marta Perez has discovered, the school board can be a very lonely place when you're trying to be a reformer

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of January 18, 2001

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    Listen Here, You Boneheads, We Ain't Broke so Don't Try and Fix Us

    School board warmly embraces ethics commission

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of October 5-11, 2000

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Schoolhouse Knocks

    Although the Liberty City Charter School helped make Jeb Bush governor, four years on it's barely passing

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Demetrio's Rules

    The world according to public school board member Demetrio Perez includes exile philosophy, Elian propaganda, and old-Havana-school politics.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    The Sex Million Dollar Man

    You shelled out a lot of money to women who complained about principal Michael Exelbert. And you didn't even know it.

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Riptide

    Talkin' trash

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Riptide

    Words that harm, words that, um, harm some more

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    DeFede

    Brothers to the Rescue

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Portrait of an Upset

    Johnny Winton used anti-incumbent backlash, new district boundaries, and plenty of cash to knock off J.L. Plummer

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    How to Succeed in Education Without Really Studying, Part 2

    The high and mighty rushed to the aid of dubiously degreed schools superintendent Roger Cuevas

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Standing Pat

    The school board may vote to name a school after a powerful union boss. That's politics, baby.

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Chairman of the Board

    Folks don't know much about school board chairman Solomon Stinson, but they do know this: Don't cross him

  • News

    August 27, 1998

    Absentee Ethics

    That thoughtful Diaz de la Portilla boy has found a way to help out voters. What a guy!

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