Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department
Units from Ashburn and other stations were in action for a water rescue at the Goose Creek Dam yesterday. Good work by all crews!
Chris Christie Blasted On Radio Show: Take Your 'Fat Ass' To a Different Beach!
Chris Christie got told to take "fat ass" to a beach where everyone was allowed.
How Yayoi Kusama, the ‘Infinity Mirrors’ visionary, channels mental illness into art
The 87-year-old internationally renowned artist is about to have two major retrospectives of her work.
Arlington Water Utilities Offers Money-Saving Tips for Fix a Leak Week
Arlington Water Utilities is encouraging residents to take part in Fix a Leak Week, March 20-26, with a few simple steps that could save water and utility costs. Fix a Leak Week is a yearly event that is part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense campaign for efficient water use and…
Heart Donor's Mother Hears Her Son's Heartbeat
My husband, Greg Robbins, had a heart transplant in September 2016. In May 2017, we met his donor's family. His donor's name was also Greg, Greg Ricks! This ...
What Is Poisonous to Dogs and Cats?
Many common food items or household products can sicken or even kill animals. Be aware of what substances may be toxic to your pet, and store and use t...