Will Bill McCollum and Kendrick Meek hold back the two millionaire candidates? Will Miami 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 >>
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 StinsonMiami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent. Today, the 38-year-old school district bureaucrat is the anointed successor to board member Solomon Stin ... More >>
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 >>
Politics helped propel college dropout Carlos Manrique to the top of the educational ladder.
Long live los viejitos
Nicholas the Storyteller
How do we loathe Jilda Unruh? Let us count the ways.
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!
The school board wades through a smear campaign
From the issue of July 26, 2001
In which a top-ranking officer confirms some of your worst fears
The Super's Greatest hits
Who is the superintendent of schools, and why will he keep his job?
As Marta Perez has discovered, the school board can be a very lonely place when you're trying to be a reformer
From the issue of December 7, 2000
School board warmly embraces ethics commission
What happens when a high-ranking school official gets caught in a hooker sting? Nothing to shout about.
Miami-Dade County has a hands-off policy toward its schoolchildren, but that doesn't mean corporal punishment has gone away
Firpo Garcia has one big advantage in his school board campaign. His name is Sol Stinson.
You shelled out a lot of money to women who complained about principal Michael Exelbert. And you didn't even know it.
Outgoing school police chief Vivian Monroe has misused and abused her power for years. So why will she remain on the force?
The high and mighty rushed to the aid of dubiously degreed schools superintendent Roger Cuevas
The school board may vote to name a school after a powerful union boss. That's politics, baby.
From his wheelchair Doug Burris runs the show, loud and proud, at Miami Beach High
Folks don't know much about school board chairman Solomon Stinson, but they do know this: Don't cross him
The school district forced math teacher Ira Paul to take on an extra class. The cost to taxpayers: $388,000
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
What happens when four women accuse a high school principal of sexual harassment? So far, not much.
Perhaps when Dade school board members pay the rent but live elsewhere
Bigger offices for Dade school board members? Just don't bother taxpayers with the details.