Category Archives: Education

Merchon Green Appointed Chair of Indian River County Public Schools’ Equity Committee

Former School Board candidate to head Indian River County Equity Committee | Thumb up Treasure Coast Newspapers Editorial Board Published 12:01 p.m. ET Nov. 21, 2018 Two days after being ...

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Jessica Schmitt Addresses DWC on Literacy Issues

DWC Hears Remarks from Literacy Services of Indian River County What would it be like if I couldn’t read? That was the question posed by Jessica Schmitt, executive director of ...

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Well-being of Florida’s Children Mired in Mediocrity

Results Reveal Failures of One-Party Control Gone Amuck The Sunshine State is a great place to a retire, whether it’s full time or seasonal. We don’t need a study to ...

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Democrats of Indian River Intern on the Campaign Trail

My Thoughts on the Campaign Trail On June 2nd, I had the pleasure of canvassing for the Nicole Haagenson campaign in Fellsmere, FL. Nicole is running for Florida District 54. ...

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Shame on the Indian River School Board!

School Board Cuts Afterschool Transportation Shame, shame on the Indian River County School Board for allowing transportation services for at-risk students to afterschool programs in the community to lapse!  Shame ...

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Sanjay Patel Hosts Community Listening Tour in Vero Beach

Patel, Haagenson, and School Board Candidates Listen to Vero Beach Residents’ Concerns On Thursday, May 10th, 2018, residents from Indian River County came to share their top concerns and issues ...

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Democratic Women’s Club Awards 30th Annual Scholarships

Scholarship Awardees Honored at DWC Luncheon You must “reach” to get to where you want to be. That is the advice guest speaker Erika Pagano gave the six recipients of ...

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Speaking Against Hatred and Intimidation at the Indian River County School Board Meeting

Hatred and Intimidation in Vero Beach Two Voices (of Many) Speak Against Hatred and Intimidation at the Indian River County School Board Meeting: Sandy Mandel: Retired Educator, Businesswoman, and Mother ...

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Back to School Disappointment for the Black Students

Back to School Disappointment for the Black Students in Indian River County by Merchon Green, Founder, Pioneering Change, Inc. Insufficient Response I am baffled and disappointed that the Indian River County ...

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