Commentary: The Florida School Choice Challenge: Just Say When

From the Cover of Heritage Foundation’s School Choice Programs: What’s Happening in the States. By Robert Sanchez When I taught college journalism classes many years ago – at a time when the Watergate scandal was dominating the headlines — the…

The August Date That Lives in Infamy for Longtime South Florida Residents

Hurricane Andrew’s aftermath in South Florida. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Editor’s Note: Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. By Robert Sanchez In their personal lives most folks have certain dates – the…

Commentary: A Gamble Helped Black Students Thrive

By William Mattox On the similarities between Betsy DeVos and another education philanthropist. Something curious happened at a Black History Month program held at Florida A&M University last week. An actress portraying African-American educator Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) praised someone with a…

Commentary: The Electoral College: A Relic Worth Keeping

By Robert Sanchez Imagine the drama that would have erupted at Palm Beach’s posh Mar-a-Lago estate if an aide had informed President-elect Trump, “Vice President-elect Hillary Clinton is here to see you now.” Tweets surely would have followed. It didn’t…

American History: The Life and Legacy of James Madison

By Scott K. Sholl “The strongest passions and most dangerous weaknesses of the human breast; ambition, avarice, vanity, the honorable or venal love of fame, are all in conspiracy against the desire and duty of peace.” — James Madison Among…