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  • Legalized Marijuana Makes Drugged-Driving Study High Priority

     
    Whether you think the grass is always greener on the side where weed is allowed or fear the whole country will go to pot, legalized recreational marijuana has taken root in the U.S. As it spreads to more states, questions...
  • Want group prayer? Go to church, not public school

     
    Call it whatever you want -- inspirational messages, words of wisdom, daily invocations -- student-led group prayer has no business in public schools. And the more I think about it, the angrier I get at the Florida Legislature for injecting...

    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),...

    What to Drive to Your High School Reunion

     
    One perk about being an automotive writer and testing all sorts of new cars is getting to fool the general public into thinking I own whatever I happen to be driving. And let's face it, there's no better place to...

    Boca Raton legislator behind legislation to allow school districts to completely ban smoking

     
    State Rep. Bill Hager, R-Boca Raton, saw passage of one of his top priorities during the just-completed legislative session with passage of a measure that would give school boards authority to ban anyone from smoking anywhere on their property. Currently,...