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Rudy's A No Show

Today, for the 54th time since July 2007, Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Rudolph "Rudy" Crew did not show up for work. This time, he took a vacation day. Meanwhile, the school district continues to fall apart.

-- Francisco Alvarado

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Francisco Alvarado was born in Nicaragua and grew up in Miami, giving him unique insight into the Magic City and all its dark corners. An investigative reporter with a knack for uncovering corruption, Alvarado made his bones as a staff writer at Miami New Times and remains in dogged pursuit of the next juicy story.