Florida Students Fail AP Exams, Urban Land Institute Housing Event & Miami Comedian Aida Rodriguez
On this Wednesday, Feb. 26, episode of Sundial: Florida Students Fail AP Exams A recent look at AP exam scores by the Florida Phoenix found that in 2019, nearly half the students that took the exams in the state failed. Educators are concerned about the state’s low performance. Reporter Diane Rado joined Sundial to explain why Florida students aren't performing well and why teachers need them to. The Urban Land Institute Housing Conference Housing experts and policymakers are in Miami for the Urban Land Institute's Symposium to discuss the biggest challenges facing the nation’s affordable housing crisis. In Miami, nearly 60% of residents spend more than 30% of their income on housing. Christopher Ptomey, executive director of the Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing, joined Sundial to discuss why housing is so cost-burden for Miami residents and how housing experts are addressing the crisis. Afro-Latina Miami Comedian Aida Rodriguez Afro-Latina Aida Rodriguez tackles
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Sanders' Cuba Remarks Touch A Raw Nerve In South Florida — With Moderates, Too
Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders has upset Cubans in South Florida with his recent remarks praising Fidel Castro. But it’s not just conservative Cuban Americans who are dismayed by Sanders’ rhetoric.
Haiti's Carnival Shooting, Florida Primary History, Solar Energy & Everglades Black History
On this Tuesday, Feb. 25, episode of Sundial: Haiti’s Carnival shooting A protest in Haiti over police pay and working conditions ended in an exchange of gunfire between Haiti’s National Police force and the country's armed forces. February is meant to be a celebratory time in Haiti, with Carnival bringing tens of thousands of Haitians to the streets of Port-au-Prince, but on Sunday the mood was anything but celebratory. The Miami Herald’s Jacqueline Charles has been following the violence in Haiti and joined Sundial to talk about how the government has responded. Florida primary election history On March 17, Floridians will head to the polls and vote in the state’s primary election. More than a decade ago Florida moved its primary day to January, but the state’s delegates were penalized. The Florida primary is now after Super Tuesday, which is usually in early March. Dr. Susan Macmanus, a University of South Florida politics professor and political analyst, joined Sundial to talk
Boys Are More Likely To Experience Dating Abuse Online, Study Says
A recent study from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) found that a quarter of teens nationwide have reported experiencing some form of online violence, and that those most affected are boys.