Public or Charter: The Road to Finding the Right Fit for my Children

Public or Charter: The Road to Finding the Right Fit for my Children

Every time I turn around, a new charter school is opening, sending glossy brochures of students – stock photos, but nonetheless appealing, of kids in lab coats, or enjoying algebra. And that’s when a parent may find themselves at the open houses, registering for the new charter school’s lottery, and doing a lot of soul searching about whether or not to abandon their public school.

A Message from Sheriff Scott Israel: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

A Message from Sheriff Scott Israel: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Every year, thousands of animal cruelty cases are reported nationwide. These cases can result from either deliberate abuse or merely the failure to take proper care of an animal. As sheriff of Broward County, it is my duty to ensure that all animals in our community are protected. Whether you live in an urban or a rural community, animal abuse is a serious crime.

Commissioner Tom Powers and Gang are Just Like Rick Scott

Commissioner Tom Powers and Gang are Just Like Rick Scott

By: Guest Columnist Roy Trachtenberg

Governor Rick Scott’s company was fined for the largest Medicaid fraud in our nations history. Scott claimed that he knew nothing about it while he was CEO. The same thing for our commissioner Tom Powers who was accused, removed from office, but found not guilty of violation of the state sunshine law. Like Scott, Tom Powers and gang know how to circumvent the law. Who do you trust?

Famous Pabst Blue Ribbon Festivus Pole Being Auctioned for Good Cause

Famous Pabst Blue Ribbon Festivus Pole Being Auctioned for Good Cause

What started as a “Seinfeld” storyline has become not only an emerging holiday, but a trendy political statement. The holiday’s key features – an aluminum pole in place of a tree, feats of strength instead of carols by the fire, an airing of grievances instead of a gift exchange – seem to resonate with a cynical America. Many are glad there is, thanks to Frank Costanza, “a Festivus for the rest of us.”

Smile: You’re On Rip-Off Camera!

Smile: You’re On Rip-Off Camera!

3,386 violations were issued from January 2013 through June 2013. THREE THOUSAND, THREE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-SIX VIOLATIONS ISSUED FOR A TOTAL REDUCTION OF SIX ACCIDENTS!

Are these guys NUTS!? More than 3,000 people fined, arguably illegally fined (privacy rights anyone?), for a reduction rate of six accidents based on the city’s “study” from a totally different timeframe?

New HOA Laws Will Affect You

New HOA Laws Will Affect You

If you live in a Homeowners Association in Coral Springs, or anywhere else in Broward County, some new laws have been enacted which will affect you, your association, your financial records, and your property manager. The bills have not been sent to the Governor yet, so there is time for you to act.

Coral Springs High School Establishes Four Innovative Programs to Attract and Retain Motivated Students

Coral Springs High School Establishes Four Innovative Programs to Attract and Retain Motivated Students

By: Ben Mitchell – Coral Springs High School (CSHS), one of the premiere high schools in the district, is attracting some of the top students in the county through the implementation of four new and exciting Innovative Programs.
Broward County’s Innovative Programs are schools that provide unique or thematic instruction to attract and maintain home boundary student enrollment, as well as offering students an opportunity to attend a school other than their boundary school.

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