We make a significant investment in our children through the public school systems. We expect the educational standards to be high, but we also expect for the philosophical standards to represent the highest form of American values. Among those values are “color-blindness,” “equality,” and “merit”: values that exemplify the Declaration
By Tom Mullikin It’s been nearly two decades since that fateful September morning in 2001 when four commercial airliners were hijacked by Al Qaeda terrorists and flown into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Northern Virginia, and a grassy field in Pennsylvania. Two major wars and
As a long-term Uber/Lyft driver with over 8000 rides given, here is my perspective. I recently received an email from Lyft regarding lobbyists trying to persuade SC lawmakers into more regulations that protect the drivers. I’ve seen over the past several years changes that for the most part are negative
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson, Senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s mishandled withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: “Afghanistan is rapidly deteriorating as Taliban terrorists seize provinces and advance toward Kabul. It’s clear that peace talks are not the answer
It is truly disappointing that 3 former Superintendents and 2 former Board Chairmen from Richland/Lexington School District 5, that I thought really cared about our District, would lodge a complaint based on inaccurate information. And, then send it to the State paper before Dr. Ross even had an opportunity to see
Open Letter At the July 12 D5 School Board meeting, Dr. Ross shared his vision of moving forward with first and foremost being the welfare of each and every student. Any decision must address the question, “How are the Children?” Actions were taken at this meeting that will directly impact
Open Letter I am writing to you as a frustrated educator, parent, taxpayer, and voter. Several months ago, I reached out with concerns regarding what was happening in Richland-Lexington School District 5. At that time, I said I felt that without corrections, we would lose our superintendent Dr. Christina Melton.