Did a School Board Member Disregard Mental Health as a Priority, Indian River County, FL.?

School Board Member Jackie Rosario On May 9, 2022, the Superintendent of the School District of Indian River County District (SDIRC), Dr. David Moore, held a workshop where a C.L.I.M.A.T.E. Task Force (Convening Leaders in Maximizing Access to Education) presented recommendations to the staff of SDIRC to ensure equity and excellence in each of its … Continue reading Did a School Board Member Disregard Mental Health as a Priority, Indian River County, FL.?

Supporting LGBTQ Students in Elementary Schools

Teaching tolerance and respect for difference. Here is a first grader, reported by Paul Emerich France* “Paul, do you have a girlfriend?” Parker asked me. “I don’t,” I replied succinctly, hoping to avoid the topic altogether. “Why?” she queried. “Because I don’t want one,” I said. “Why?” she asked again, smiling up at me. It … Continue reading Supporting LGBTQ Students in Elementary Schools

Alert: “Children’s Mental Health May Suffer if They Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices, Study Suggests.

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Canadian Pediatric Society recommends no more than 1 to 2 hours of screen use per day By Shiv Sudhakar| Fox News. 12/31/2021 Increased electronic screen time was associated with worse mental health issues in children compared to those with lower levels of screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent JAMA … Continue reading Alert: “Children’s Mental Health May Suffer if They Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices, Study Suggests.

Boeing and Airbus Urge a Delay in 5G Wireless Service Over Safety Concerns.

December 21, 2021 11:38 AM ET SCOTT NEUMANTwitterNationalPublicRadio The heads of the two largest commercial jet makers, Boeing and Airbus, are warning against a plan to deploy new 5G wireless networks starting next month, saying interference from the upgrade could pose a danger to vital aircraft systems. In a statement emailed to NPR, Boeing said … Continue reading Boeing and Airbus Urge a Delay in 5G Wireless Service Over Safety Concerns.

“Original co-founder/partner of J. Leatherman-Toby, Treasure Coast Compassionate Care Woman claimed to be high on ‘blow’ during golf course chase | WPEC”

The car chase referred to above was first reported on CNN, before being reported in the local media. https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/12/10/golf-course-chase-woman-arrest-moos-vpx.cnn "A car chase was caught on police dash cam at a Florida golf course...as a woman drove over the fairways and across a green, with golfers jumping out of the way." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports. Source: … Continue reading “Original co-founder/partner of J. Leatherman-Toby, Treasure Coast Compassionate Care Woman claimed to be high on ‘blow’ during golf course chase | WPEC”

The Source “Light,” Arrested.  Vero Beach, FL.

Eric Smith, to left. Photo by Steve Glazer. Vero Beach, FL native Eric Smith, attended Vero Beach High School. He played football, received a full ride football scholarship from Louisiana State University and was later drafted into the National Football League at 18. He went on to play as a wide receiver for the Kansas City … Continue reading The Source “Light,” Arrested.  Vero Beach, FL.

Anxiety and Depression are Skyrocketing. Part One

The number of people looking for help with anxiety and depression has skyrocketed. The State of Florida ranks 35 in the prevalence of mental illness among youth and adults across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Florida ranks 25 in the prevalence of mental illness among adults and 38 among youth. Despite these … Continue reading Anxiety and Depression are Skyrocketing. Part One