Collaborative for Student Success Position on Eliminating Common Core in Florida.

The Collaborative for Student Success is a non-profit advocacy organization that works to defend high standards, high-quality assessments, and strong systems of accountability, to ensure that all kids are prepared for college or career. Through capacity-building efforts with in-state organizations and collaboration with national partners, we promote fact-based public discourse and fight to advance policies … Continue reading Collaborative for Student Success Position on Eliminating Common Core in Florida.

Glendale Elementary “Young Authors” Recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists. Vero Beach, FL.

    "The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi, is the oldest organization representing journalists in the United States. SPJ has nearly 300 chapters across the United States that bring educational programming to local areas and offer regular contact with other media professionals. Its membership base is more than 9,000 members of the media." SPJ discovered … Continue reading Glendale Elementary “Young Authors” Recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists. Vero Beach, FL.

Claudia Wahl: What is the Policy Regarding Preparation of the Indian River County, FL School Board Agenda?

From: Claudia Wahl Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:01 PM To: Laura.Zorc@indianriverschools.org; Tiffany.Justice@indianriverschools.org; Schiff, Mara; Barenborg, Teri; jacqueline.rosario@indianriverschools.org Subject: School Board Policy Dear Chair Laura Zorc, I am asking for confirmation if the following is policy regarding the preparation of the Agenda. 1)      Is it the responsibility of the superintendent AND the School Board chair … Continue reading Claudia Wahl: What is the Policy Regarding Preparation of the Indian River County, FL School Board Agenda?

Arkansas Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Journalism Class Requirement in Public Schools.

Reported by Marine Glisovic / KATV / Tuesday, January 22nd 2019 Last year Arkansas lawmakers voted to remove a requirement that Arkansas public schools were required to offer journalism classes as an elective, calling it a mandate. Arkansas State Rep. Julie Mayberry, R-Hensley has filed legislation requiring all Arkansas public schools to offer journalism as an elective. It's … Continue reading Arkansas Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Journalism Class Requirement in Public Schools.

Should We Have a School Dress Code For Parents?

Gina Vivinetto wrote in TODAY Style on 1/25/19, that “A Memphis, Tennessee, lawmaker is gaining attention across the country for proposing a new school dress code — but this time, it's for the parents. State representative Antonio Parkinson said that after talking with school leaders, educators and other constituents, he'd heard enough ‘horror stories’ about the way … Continue reading Should We Have a School Dress Code For Parents?

Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

January 27, 2019 | By Joe Motheral | joegm35@aol.com A past member of the National Press Club, Russell Baker, 93, passed away on January 21 at his home in Leesburg, VA, attended by close family members. Baker grew up in Loudoun County. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University he began his career as a journalist. … Continue reading Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

Newly Formed Clean Water Coalition of Indian River County, FL Presents Itself on January 17, 2019.

On June 20, 2018 a new organization was formed, the “Clean Water Coalition of Indian River County” (CWC).  CWC is an umbrella coalition - their members/partners are organizations, businesses and people with like interests and concerns - who are hoping to make a difference by being a larger group by way of their partners focused … Continue reading Newly Formed Clean Water Coalition of Indian River County, FL Presents Itself on January 17, 2019.