Education is supposed to make people smarter. But the process itself is incredibly stupid.
Celebrity chef Paula Deen seems to have run into a spot of trouble because she admitted that many years ago she used the word nigger.
What were they thinking?Legislators this year enacted a law that essentially replaced college preparatory instruction with developmental education.
When an outfit announces that it is acting in "the public interest," the public is wise to be wary.
After the 2013 Legislature met, one newspaper ran the standard story bemoaning how the monied interests swayed legislators from the proper path.
Legislators had a lot of money to play with this year for the first time in a while, so they played.
Everyone is focused on the cost of higher education. Few focus on one of the biggest drivers of that cost.
When a liberal newspaper tells you it is setting the record straight, watch out.
Almost 40 years ago I covered a meeting of the National League of Cities in Miami and was amused by the astonished, and angry, reactions from delegates from other states when they were briefed on Florida's Government in the Sunshine laws.
Gov. Rick Scott can't say he hasn't been warned.