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  • Staying Safe in the School Drop-Off Lane

     
    My son started Kindergarten last week. After weeks of everyone asking him how excited he was, he very nervously entered the building last Friday. He was a wreck but didn't cry (I might have, just a little), and he ended...
  • Were Isaac school closings the right call?

     
    In the end, Broward and Palm Beach County public schools arrived at the same conclusion -- no school today because of Tropical Storm Isaac -- but the way they did it was far different. Broward made the call early --...

    Suburban Dad: Taking My Daughter to College in a 2012 Nissan Quest

     
    It's a rite of passage for many families: driving your kid off to college. For our daughter, this meant a 1,500-mile trip from the Chicago suburbs to upstate New York. Assisting us on this trip was the 2012 Nissan Quest...

    Charter and virtual schools need more oversight

     
    For my Broward print column today, I wrote about the dark side to the explosion of charter and virtual schools that's been encouraged by our choice-happy Legislature. There are now 84 charter schools operating in Broward (serving some 33,000 students),...

    McCain, Obama debate: First one crucial

     
    by Jill Zuckman and John McCormick If John McCain calls Barack Obama "my friend" in Friday night's first presidential debate, Obama might want to duck for cover. It's not a compliment. In fact, it's usually laced with a tone of...