Plato said: "Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." The slogan of the Gifford Youth Orchestra is: “More Violins – Less Violence – Better Tomorrows.” The moto is: "Each one Teach one." The Teen … Continue reading Did You Know There is a Gifford, FL Youth Orchestra?
Dr. Leonard Sax has attracted positive and negative attention for his views on gender. Based on the notion of innate differences between the sexes, he advocates parenting and the education of children differently based on their gender. On June 18, 2017 Vero Communiqué published an article on "Should the School District of Indian River County … Continue reading Dr. Leonard Sax: “There are NO Differences in What Boys and Girls Can Learn. But There are Big Differences in the Best Ways to Teach Them.”
It is with dismay and disappointed that the Indian River County School Board's first response in 50 years to the county’s federal desegregation order is assisting the Indian River County School District with litigating away their obligation to the black students of the Indian River County School District. There was no attempting to meet the … Continue reading Merchon Green: Dismay and Disappointment Over the Indian River County, FL School Board’s First Response to the County’s First Desegregation Order.
THE LEARNING ALLIANCE, VERO BEACH, A 501 (c) (3) NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IS THE UMBRELLA ORGANIZATION THAT CREATED THE "MOONSHOT MOMENT" MOVEMENT TO ADDRESS CHILDHOOD LITERACY. The way in which the Moonshot Moment addresses literacy in Indian River County, FL has been so successful that its curriculum is well positioned to be come a … Continue reading Vero Beach, FL’s Moonshot Moment’s Mobil Reading Lab Travelled Over 2,200 Miles in June, 2017 to Support the Efforts of Grade Level Reading Organizations Working to Improve Literacy for Children.
Phonics OUT OF 52 SCHOOLS IN COLLIER COUNTY, FL MASON CLASSICAL ACADEMY (MCA), A CHARTER SCHOOL, SCORED NUMBER ONE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS, WITH 90 PERCENT OF ITS THIRD GRADERS READING PROFICIENTLY, WHILE ONLY 58 PERCENT OF THE OTHER THIRD GRADERS IN THE COUNTY WERE PROFICIENT. Not only were 90 percent of its third graders … Continue reading Florida Charter School Rejects Common Core and Scored Number One in English Language Arts (ELA) in Collier County.
Merchon Green / Pioneering Change LAST NIGHT (6.27.2017) AT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING, PIONEERING CHANGE MEMBERS SPOKE TO ACTION N "SUPERINTENDENT DR. RENDELL'S EVALUATION BY THE SCHOOL BOARD." Related article: https://verocommunique.com/2017/05/28/indian-river-county-fl-commissioner-joe-flesher-may-regret-he-missed-an-opportunity-to-not-fully-embrace-pioneering-change/ At the School Board meeting Pioneering Change addressed the following points: 1. More transparency with how administrators are chosen … Continue reading Merchon Green: Op Ed on 6.27.2017 Indian River, FL School District Board Meeting.
Ms. Kelly Baysura AT THE SUGGESTION OF MR. CHARLES SEARCY, SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY (IRC), WE MET WITH THE THEN-PRINCIPLE OF THE TREASURE COAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, KELLY BAYSURA, TO LEARN ABOUT THE CONCEPT OF SINGLE-GENDER SCHOOLING. Ms. Baysura was selected as IRC principal of 2016 - 2017 school year … Continue reading Should The School District of Indian River County, FL Consider Single-Gender Schooling?