| Sep 17, 2014
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:50 AM
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.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2014
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:05 PM
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-...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:33 PM
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.
| Aug 26, 2014
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:04 PM
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...