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  • Beyond thrift store: Goodwill's educational faces

    Landry Rhodes is a big guy with a generous smile who says he was at a crossroads in his life when he met the people who would help him move in a positive direction. "I started something and I completed it," he said, "because I had wonderful people who...
  • Kids and Money: Before kid leaves nest, revisit insurance policies

    Strange and unexpected things can happen after you ship your kids off to college. Laptops have a way of disappearing from backpacks when left unattended in the school library. Fenders tend to get creased when squeezing into tight parking spots next to...
  • Getting Started: Young Americans average on personal finance knowledge

    When it comes to personal finance, a new survey shows high school students in the U.S. may not have the knowledge they need to manage money. The survey was part of the Programme for International Student Assessment, a test conducted every three years...
  • Residents beat the heat and stay fit with Aqua Zumba

    Trying to stay in shape and battling the summer heat can sometimes be a hindrance to the eternal pursuit of staying fit. The Deerfield Beach Middle School Aquatic Center is offering an enjoyable alternative with a new program known as Aqua Zumba. The...
  • Steve Smith declares run for Newport-Mesa school board

    Steve Smith declares run for Newport-Mesa school board
    Steve Smith, a longtime Costa Mesa resident and vice chairman of the Fairview Park Citizens Advisory Committee, on Monday announced his candidacy for school board. Smith is running for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of education in...
  • In great company on the Dieruff Hall of Fame wall

     
    Found out recently that my Hall of Fame plaque has been put up on the wall at Dieruff High School and I am in good company. Turns out my plaque is right underneath Andre Reed's. Reed, you might have heard, is going into another Hall of Fame this weekend....
  • California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes

    California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes
    Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise. A lawsuit was filed in October in...
  • State Senate race features longtime rivals

    State Senate race features longtime rivals
    The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
  • Orlando college student killed in hit-and-run crash called a 'free spirit'

    Nicole Brennan, 21, had stepped out of her Toyota Solara to check how much damage her car had sustained following an accident early Sunday morning on State Road 50 near Lake Pickett Road. As she stood on the white line that separates the turn lane...
  • Loyola High requires all students to have baseline concussion test

    Loyola High requires all students to have baseline concussion test
    At a time of increasing emphasis on figuring out ways to identify and deal with concussions among teenagers in sports competition, Loyola High School, an all-boys Catholic school in Los Angeles, has taken the unprecedented step of requiring all 1,270 of...
  • Bright Futures promises, FCAT, fundraisers: Letters

    Bright Futures promises High-schoolers and parents should take note of Scott Maxwell's Wednesday column, "Bright Futures keep dimming for Florida students." Many parents will get sticker shock over the next several years when they see the ACT/SAT...