I went to the store to buy a lime. I knew each lime would cost a dime. The limes I saw looked very new. And when I saw them I knew what to do. I went home to put them on my bed, while I let my silly thoughts go to my head. I had … Continue reading Two Poems by Areana, a Fifth Grader at Glendale Elementary School, Vero Beach, FL.
"Nonpartisan elections by definition preclude the recruitment of candidates for school board by their political parties." (The Politics of School Board Elections by Joseph H. Cronin; The Phi Delta Kappan.) "Politics do not belong in our schools especially in the current divisive climate. The school board's main concerns should be our children's education not a political … Continue reading “Politics Do Not Belong in our Schools Especially in the Current Divisive Climate.”
According to the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF), Fellsmere, Florida is among Florida locations with the most amount of Hispanic of Mexican descendents. At a the County level there are more Spanish speaking people in Miami-Dade. FWAF is a membership organization with roots in the Hispanic, Haitian, and African-American communities across Central and South Florida. … Continue reading U. S. Legislative HR 4092 AG ACT is Not Good for Fellsmere, FL.
National Press Club leaders expressed profound concern on October 6, 2018 about the continued disappearance of a Saudi journalist and especially about reports he may have been killed by Saudi government personnel. Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post and a former editor-in-chief of the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan, visited the Saudi consulate in Istanbul … Continue reading National Press Club Outraged by Reports on Missing Saudi Journalist.
Achieving a Gold Seal of Transparency indicates that Vero Communiqué, as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, has updated its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile by providing specific information about its organization. The Seal level (Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum) is determined by how much information an organization has shared. It is not a rating or endorsement by … Continue reading Vero Communiqué Achieves the GuideStar 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency.
On September 18, 2018 Vero Beach resident Stacey Klim met with Superintendent Dr. Mark Rendell regarding her questions and comments on the School District of Indian River County budget. We wanted to share her exchange with Dr. Rendell and his response to her questions. Free Bing Image of Dr. Mark Rendell For those of you … Continue reading A Cordial Q & A Between Dr. Mark Rendell, Superintendent of the School District of Indian River County, FL and Vero Beach Resident Stacey Klim.
Charter schools provide wealthy investors with a 39 percent tax credit that more than doubles the return on these investments within just seven years. As NY Daily News reporter Juan Gonzalez reported for Democracy Now!, “this is a tax credit on money that they’re lending, so they’re collecting interest on the loans, as well as getting … Continue reading Charter Schools: “I Think it’s a Very Stable Business, Very Recession-Resistant…It’s a Very High-Demand Product.”