Marco Rubio will speak this afternoon at the historic Freedom Tower where he will share his candidacy for the 2016 presidential race. During his time as Florida senator, he’s also held another title: Professor Rubio.
Abel Ramos Taype was 23 years old and a few electives short of graduating with a degree in international relations from Florida International University.
Upon looking for one of those final electives needed to graduate, an international relations course billed with two lecturers caught his eye.
Miami Dade College was singled out in a report critical of partnerships between colleges and banks. Students can pay hundreds of dollars a year in overdraft fees from banks. Often those banks have special partnerships with colleges or universities, but students can likely find as good or better deals on their own.
Testing experts say so far Florida's problems with its new statewide exam, the Florida Standards Assessments, are likely not serious enough for the state to consider throwing out this year’s test scores.
Youssef Wardani speaks to the Broward County School Board about the suspension of a Cypress Bay High French teacher for five days without pay for repeatedly calling his 14-year-old son a "raghead Taliban."
Youssef Wardani never considered himself an activist.
He’s a fairly soft-spoken software engineer. He’s very organized and believes everything should have a plan from start to finish.
Activism for him was a sudden evolution sparked by a Broward teacher who called his 14-year-old son a "raghead Taliban” and the bureaucracy of a school system he felt ignored him when he demanded accountability.
His son, Deyab-Houssein Wardani, 14, is a ninth grader at Cypress Bay High School in Weston. Everyone calls him D.H.
School districts would have to share local school construction and maintenance money with charter schools, according to an amendment filed by an influential state senator.
Sen. Don Gaetz, former Senate president, filed the amendment Tuesday. The amendment would require half of the money raised by an optional local property tax to be split between charter and traditional schools on a per-student basis.
Come one, Come All, especially the 4-legged kind to Tropical Park this Saturday March 7th from 9 am to Noon.
Join Miami Dade Animal Services at Bagels and Barks at the Tropical Park Dog Park. Meet WLRN on air personalities and their pets and your furry friends are sure to love a morning at the dog park. This family event will include children’s activities, complimentary bagels and beverages for the humans, yummy treats for pets, a pet food and toy drive and pet adoptions from the Hope Mobile Express.