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Catherine Martinez: Schools vault from chalk dust to technology marvels

The problems that Florida schools suffered when glitches halted...

Steven Kurlander: A pet peeve against ‘pet parenting’

The other day I was winding down, lying half comatose on the couch watching...

Dan Dundon: An insider’s view of tenure at Florida universities

Few hot-button topics are hotter among university faculty than whether...

The GOP’s Ten Commandments on Climate Change

In public, GOP leaders are climate change deniers. In private, they...

James Call: Charlie Crist’s era of ‘the people’ needs to continue

My publisher thinks Charlie Crist’s announcement that he will not be a...

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Bob Sparks: GOP should embrace and shape online voter registration

As the 2015 legislative session approaches, committees and sub-committees...

Peter Schorsch: Rick Scott could seize Marco Rubio’s Senate seat

Despite his impending book tour with its planned trips to...

Steven Schale: 2016 Florida outlook has bright spots for Dems and GOP

Earlier this month, I took a look at where Florida fit in the pantheon of...

Sally Swartz: Customs facility at Witham Field ‘fails at the starting gate’

A controversial $1.6 million customs facility business owners wanted Martin...

Alaina Bernard: Orlando culture forming stepping stones for the future

I recently met someone from Bolivia through a mutual friend. She was...

Steven Kurlander: A pet peeve against ‘pet parenting’

The other day I was winding down, lying half comatose on the couch watching...

Nancy G. Brinker: LGBT people deserve fairness on the job

Considering the successes we’ve achieved over the years, it is difficult...

Shannon Nickinson: High-stakes testing thrill ride ready to resume

It’s almost time to let the tilt-a-whirl of state standardized testing...

Dan Dundon: An insider’s view of tenure at Florida universities

Few hot-button topics are hotter among university faculty than whether...

Marc Yacht: 47 Senate signatures defy President Barack Obama

Joseph Nye Welch was the head counsel for the United States Army under...

Martin Dyckman: ‘Inevitable’ Hillary Clinton could sink Democrats

Emily’s List emailed me to ask whether I’m ready to help elect a...

Gus Bilirakis: America must stand with Israel against a nuclear Iran

In a recent address before a joint session of Congress, Benjamin Netanyahu,...

Daniel Tilson: Gov. Rick Scott’s Magical Mystery ‘Tax Cut Calculator’

Wake the kids, time to celebrate “Cut My Taxes Week” with Rick...

Daniel Tilson: Tell House to end hidden healthcare tax, close coverage gap

We’re more than a quarter of the way through the 60-day 2015 legislative...

Daniel Tilson: Legislative leaders’ 2015 work plan insults our intelligence

If only marijuana decriminalization were the goal when Senate President Andy...

James Call: Charlie Crist’s era of ‘the people’ needs to continue

My publisher thinks Charlie Crist’s announcement that he will not be a...

Florence Snyder: Republicans seeking a Panacea suddenly like taxes

State Rep. Halsey Beshears, R-Not From Panacea, supports small government,...

Tom Feeney: Now is the time for common-sense damages reform in Florida

As with most issues, there is another side to legislation pertaining to...

Catherine Martinez: Schools vault from chalk dust to technology marvels

The problems that Florida schools suffered when glitches halted...

Andrea Janoff: 1-800-CONTACTS-backed legislation is bad for eye patients

As the chief of Cornea and Contact Lens service at Nova Southeastern...

Catherine Martinez: Kids share test info on social media? That’s non-news

Breaking news: thousands of students took the FSA writing test last week...