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Solomon Stinson

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Election Day Races to Keep an Eye On

    Will Bill McCollum and Kendrick Meek hold back the two millionaire candidates? Will Miami â€‹Mayor Tomas Regalado's blossoming political machine get his daughter a seat on the Miami-Dade School Board? Will Dorrin Rolle survive his scandalous year to win another term to the county commission? Wi ... More >>

  • News

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Solomon Stinson and Miami-Dade Public Schools Top Brass Back Ronda Vangates

    Ronda Vangates was once caught up in one of the worst scandals of Rudy Crew's tenure as Ronda Vangates is Ready to Take Over For Solomon Stinson​Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent. Today, the 38-year-old school district bureaucrat is the anointed successor to board member Solomon Stin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Helen Williams Back in the Peanut Gallery

    Helen Williams first came to our attention when she unsuccessfully ran against incumbent Carlos Alvarez for Mayor of Miami-Dade. Before that, the former teacher spent a lot of time speaking before the school board as a concerned citizen type. Well, today Alvarez was sworn in for his second term, a ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2008

    Kid Stuff

    Politics helped propel college dropout Carlos Manrique to the top of the educational ladder.

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003

    The Royals

    Long live los viejitos

  • Diversions

    May 15, 2003

    BEST STORYTELLER

    Nicholas the Storyteller

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of September 12, 2002

    How do we loathe Jilda Unruh? Let us count the ways.

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    The Pros Have It

    The school board hired cop's cop Pete Cuccaro to straighten out the nutty mess that the school police had become -- and let him do his job!

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Return of the Bullies

    The school board wades through a smear campaign

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of July 26, 2001

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Confessions of a Former School District Cop

    In which a top-ranking officer confirms some of your worst fears

  • 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?

  • 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

    December 7, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of December 7, 2000

  • 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

    November 9, 2000

    Still Employed After All Those Leers

    What happens when a high-ranking school official gets caught in a hooker sting? Nothing to shout about.

  • 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

    July 13, 2000

    Firpomania!

    Firpo Garcia has one big advantage in his school board campaign. His name is Sol Stinson.

  • 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 9, 2000

    Cop Out

    Outgoing school police chief Vivian Monroe has misused and abused her power for years. So why will she remain on the force?

  • 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

    June 3, 1999
  • News

    April 29, 1999

    School of Hard Rocks

    From his wheelchair Doug Burris runs the show, loud and proud, at Miami Beach High

  • News

    April 8, 1999
  • News

    February 18, 1999
  • 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

    November 26, 1998

    You Do the Math

    The school district forced math teacher Ira Paul to take on an extra class. The cost to taxpayers: $388,000

  • News

    November 5, 1998
  • News

    October 29, 1998
  • News

    October 22, 1998

    The Name Game

    True or False: The county's newest addition to public education was christened Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School because that's what taxpayers wanted

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    A Real Class Act

    What happens when four women accuse a high school principal of sexual harassment? So far, not much.

  • News

    June 19, 1997

    When Is a House Not a Home?

    Perhaps when Dade school board members pay the rent but live elsewhere

  • News

    April 17, 1997

    A Room of One's Own

    Bigger offices for Dade school board members? Just don't bother taxpayers with the details.

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