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  • West Boca retail, schools, crime update

    Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th is coming to West Boca. The brand confirmed a spring 2015 opening in the former Loehmann's store in the Somerset Shoppes, 8903 Glades Road, Tiffany Bourré, director of external communications for Hudson's Bay Company said in...
  • Palm Beach school board to discuss opting out of state testing

    Palm Beach school board to discuss opting out of state testing
    The Palm Beach County School Board is to discuss state testing -- and opting out -- at its meeting this afternoon. The board won't make any final decisions, it seems. But its planned discussion is interesting given the Lee County School Board's historic...
  • Delray's Spady Museum records history from folks who lived it

    Delray's Spady Museum records history from folks who lived it
    They are pieces of Delray Beach's history told by the folks who lived it. Delray residents have been recording some of their memories for an oral history project, with some of the most compelling clips dating back to the days of segregation. Since...
  • Timeout needed on high-stakes tests

     Timeout needed on high-stakes tests
    You know the frustration surrounding the high-stakes testing of public school children. What started as a test to assess student performance has morphed into a bludgeon that punishes families, teachers and school districts. Add in the botched...
  • Palm Beach County School Board considers opting out of high-stakes testing

    Palm Beach County School Board considers opting out of high-stakes testing
    Palm Beach County School Board members want to become the state's second school district to opt out of state-required testing, a controversial move that could jeopardize funding, athletics and students' ability to graduate. They say testing has gotten...
  • 'Accountability' gets a bad rap in our public schools

    Fanatic advocates of "accountability" in education have ruined accountability in Florida's public schools. The list of culprits begins with former Gov. Jeb Bush and stretches to current Gov. Rick Scott. It includes myriad legislators and a string of...
  • Board's decision to opt out of testing shakes education world

    Board's decision to opt out of testing shakes education world
    A Southwest Florida school board's historic vote this week to opt out from the state's standardized tests has prompted cheers, criticism and lots of questions. The Lee County School Board voted Wednesday to refuse immediately to take part in any state-...
  • August election postmortem – Yawn if you voted

    Sorting out Tuesday's Palm Beach County election results: Winner: Charlie Crist. It doesn't matter what party label he wears or how he flip-flops … uh, evolves on key issues — Crist is living proof of the power of likeability in politics. The...
  • Three incumbents win in Palm Beach County School Board race

    Three incumbents win in Palm Beach County School Board race
    Three incumbents will return to the Palm Beach County School Board, and they will be joined by a newcomer to be determined. School Board members Debra Robinson, Karen Brill and Marcia Andrews were all elected to another four-year term Tuesday. In...
  • Vote today: Your voice matters

     Vote today: Your voice matters
    Today is your chance to be heard. Today is Primary Election Day, when Democrats and Republicans choose their nominees for county, state and federal races. Also, voters of all stripes — including those with no stripes at all — will decide who...
  • For Palm Beach County School Board: Brill, Katz, Andrews and Robinson

    District 3: Karen Brill most qualified Many Palm Beach County School Board members make an effort to be in touch with parents, teachers and political, business and civic organizations. None is more plugged in to her district than Karen Brill. The Sun...
  • PB School Board race has 3 incumbents, 8 new candidates

    Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends. Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...