Today on Context Florida:
Every four years soccer fans around the globe focus on the FIFA World Cup, writes Erin O’Flaherty, with billions of dollars have been poured into building stadiums – rather than focusing on infrastructure development – and workers’ lives have been lost in the process.
Summer is right around the corner – that glorious time of year when parents and children take a break from life to concentrate on each other. However, Catherine Durkin Robinson notes that summer learning loss can be a problem, where performance falls about a month during the summer, and for lower-income students, it can be three months.
Daniel Tilson says that university presidents should be special, but for the right reasons. This came to mind as Florida State University clumsily lurched along the road to picking a new president.
Legally speaking, the charge facing former state Rep. Chris Dorworth is no more serious than attaching an invalid license plate to a vehicle, writes Peter Schorsch. Yet in the court of public opinion, the verdict facing Chris Dorworth is damning.