STEAM is Based on the Concept of Educating Students in Five Basic Disciplines.

STEM was formerly a curriculum based on the concept of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. John Maeda, former president of the Rhode Island School of Design, championed the STEM to STEAM movement, campaigning to add “arts” to STEM, bringing the initiative to the forefront. His argument was that … Continue reading STEAM is Based on the Concept of Educating Students in Five Basic Disciplines.

Virgin Trains: “If I was Nuveen (who has been reported as owning over $600 million of their bonds), I would be getting very nervous.”

  Robert Auwaerter wrote in an inter-office email on July 20, 2019, "If I was Nuveen (who has been reported as to owning over $600 million of their bonds) I would be getting very nervous. If Nuveen starts unloading any of their position the Street will pull away very fast and bond prices will plummet." … Continue reading Virgin Trains: “If I was Nuveen (who has been reported as owning over $600 million of their bonds), I would be getting very nervous.”

FDEP Says Vero Beach, FL’s “Water Source…is in Pitiful Condition.”

Pictured above, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Large System Survey Form for FDEP Sanitary Survey, City of Vero Beach Public Water System.  The FDEP survey was conducted February 20 & 21, 2019.  It was an above ground survey.  Bottom of page one/ 19 pages of inspection sheets. The FDEP report was one of two … Continue reading FDEP Says Vero Beach, FL’s “Water Source…is in Pitiful Condition.”

Mental Health Association Releases New #ILoveYou2020 Video. [Indian River County, FL]

https://www.youtube.com/embed/FMsV6mMF59g   #ILoveYou2020 is a movement, not a fad. Give Hope. Save a Life. Do you or someone you know struggle with mental health issues, loss or grief, situational anxiety, and/or life's everyday trials and tribulations? Chances are, you do. According to Mental Health America, 44 million adults in the U.S. (18%) have been diagnosed … Continue reading Mental Health Association Releases New #ILoveYou2020 Video. [Indian River County, FL]

San Francisco Examiner Publishes Letter to Vero Beach, FL Mayor Val Zudans, “Who Trashed our Fine City of San Francisco.”

As published in the San Francisco Examiner on September 11, 2019 by columnist Stuart Schuffman. "I’m in a Facebook group called San Francisco Current Events. It’s exactly what it sounds like; people share all kinds of newsworthy things going on in SF and the Bay Area. The other day I checked it out and found … Continue reading San Francisco Examiner Publishes Letter to Vero Beach, FL Mayor Val Zudans, “Who Trashed our Fine City of San Francisco.”

The National Press Club Offered to Help a Newspaper in the Bahamas. Here’s the Response.

September 8, 2019 | By Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak | president@press.org The National Press Club asked our colleagues in the Bahamas how we can help them to continue reporting the news in the aftermath of Dorian. This was the response from Eugene Duffy, managing editor of the Tribune in Nassau:   "Many thanks for your very … Continue reading The National Press Club Offered to Help a Newspaper in the Bahamas. Here’s the Response.

Do You Live in Vero Beach, FL? Was This Letter from Mayor Zudans Appropriate?

Free Getty Image / September 6, 2019 On September 3, 2019 the San Francisco city government formally labelled the pro-gun lobbyist National Rifle Association (NRA) a "domestic terrorist organization". The condemnation of the most powerful gun-ownership advocacy group in the US was unanimously passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. On September 6 Mayor … Continue reading Do You Live in Vero Beach, FL? Was This Letter from Mayor Zudans Appropriate?