Column: Virginia is Not For Belovers

With each election we learn much more about the voters than about the candidates. In Virginia, Glenn Youngkin ran against Terry McAuliffe for governor, and Youngkin won by a comfortable margin over the former governor. Both candidates struck me as earnest and likable gentlemen. They Continue reading “Column: Virginia is Not For Belovers”

Letter: Why the Fight Against DE&I?

To the Editor:

In Easton and Redding, there is outspoken, bitter opposition to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, to teaching our children about people who are different. I’d like to know why. Whatever happened to “love thy neighbor”?

Is it hatred of minorities and underserved Continue reading “Letter: Why the Fight Against DE&I?”

Letter: Rebbutal to Dr. Bindelglass’s Op-Ed

Critical Race Theory in the Easton and Redding Schools

To the Editor:

It has never been the contention of Save Our Towns/Save Our Schools that Critical Race Theory (CRT) is being taught academically by teachers in the Easton and Redding Schools. We have never said that CRT is Continue reading “Letter: Rebbutal to Dr. Bindelglass’s Op-Ed”

Letter: Response to July 25 letter

To the Editors:

I am deeply distressed by the loss to our school and students of Dr. Rydell Harrison. That he was hounded, even persecuted, is apparent. The flurry of fliers and letters full of righteous indignation over DEI efforts are astounding given centuries of evidence.

Continue reading “Letter: Response to July 25 letter”

Superintendent Search Continues Amid Controversy Over Critical Race Theory

Public Comment Sessions Tomorrow at JBHS and Virtual Session on Wednesday

The search for a new superintendent for the Easton, Redding and Region 9 school districts moves forward with public comment sessions this week as contentious debates surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion Continue reading “Superintendent Search Continues Amid Controversy Over Critical Race Theory”

Superintendent Harrison Details Difficult Decision to Leave ER9 Schools

When Dr. Rydell Harrison steps down as Easton Redding and Region 9 superintendent on Sept. 23, he will leave with the knowledge that the work he helped put in place to improve education for all students will go on.

At 45, Dr. Harrison has a long career ahead of him and a rewarding Continue reading “Superintendent Harrison Details Difficult Decision to Leave ER9 Schools”