PAC’s are Beginning to Influence the School Board Election in Indian River County, FL.

  A Political Action Committee (PAC) is an organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation.  One PAC can contribute to another PAC.  That's what's been happening in the School Board race for the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC). As you can see from the above flow chart we "followed the … Continue reading PAC’s are Beginning to Influence the School Board Election in Indian River County, FL.

Why Did the School Board of the School District of Indian River County, FL Basically Shut Down Public Comment?

Free Bing Image: YouthBanks International Network WikiHow: "Speaking out at community, town or school board meetings is as American as apple pie. Local boards provide a glimpse of Democracy at its most basic level. The ability to speak directly to a government board – a city council, a school board, college trustees – is perhaps … Continue reading Why Did the School Board of the School District of Indian River County, FL Basically Shut Down Public Comment?

Spoonbill Marsh, Vero Beach, FL. Issue Two.

Free Bing Image of Nitrogen-glow from Wikipedia.   We have been writing a lot about how Barry Shapiro and Carter Taylor have been making allegations about the legality and environmental faults of Spoonbill Marsh and how on April 12, 2018 Barry Shapiro wrote: “I make no bones about it when I admit that my personal goal … Continue reading Spoonbill Marsh, Vero Beach, FL. Issue Two.

Sherry Corey: Vero Beach, FL Lifeguard Association (VBLA). Life Saving & Public Safety in Need of a New “House of Refuge”

Architectural Drawing of Humiston Park, VBLA “House of Refuge”   Any one out there want to be the hero to Vero Beach residents, visitors & our very hard working public safety organization that protects our beaches 365 days of the year?  The Vero Beach Lifeguard Association (VBLA) is in dire need of a new structure, a … Continue reading Sherry Corey: Vero Beach, FL Lifeguard Association (VBLA). Life Saving & Public Safety in Need of a New “House of Refuge”

Dr. Hodge and His Team’s Assessment of Four More Schools in Indian River County, FL.

In 2017 The School District of Indian River County engaged The Urban Learning and Leadership Center (ULLC)  of Hampton, Virginia to conduct an assessment of 21 schools in Indian River County, Florida.  The assessments were conducted in October, 2017 Dr. John W. Hodge, President and Co-founder of the ULLC and his team from the ULLC … Continue reading Dr. Hodge and His Team’s Assessment of Four More Schools in Indian River County, FL.

Spoonbill Marsh, Vero Beach, FL. Issue One.

We have been writing a lot about how Barry Shapiro and Carter Taylor have been making allegations about the legality and environmental faults of Spoonbill Marsh and how on April 12, 2018 Barry Shapiro wrote: “I make no bones about it when I admit that my personal goal is to SHUT SPOONBILL DOWN.” Related articles: https://verocommunique.com/2018/05/06/indian-river-county-fl-spoonbill-marsh-is-being-attacked-by-barry-shapiro-and-carter-taylor-just-what-is-spoonbill-marsh/Continue reading Spoonbill Marsh, Vero Beach, FL. Issue One.

How Will the School Board Candidates for the School District of Indian River County, FL Address These Issues?

"The right thing is to just give teachers a raise," said Florida House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz, who represents Tampa. "It is embarrassing and I am ashamed that Florida pays our teachers $10,000 a year less than the national average. We are one of the largest states in the country. If we continue to recruit … Continue reading How Will the School Board Candidates for the School District of Indian River County, FL Address These Issues?