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SRQ Daily: School Board needs to respect involved parents and supportive community

SRQ Daily: Sarasota Schools Data Dig

Data is important to determine how you are doing and where you need to improve. Businesses use data every day and very regularly to identify weaknesses, trends and improve upon their product or service. If you are not using data frequently and monitoring trends, you...

Argus Impact – H. Lee Thacker, Jr., and Suzanne Thacker celebrate 25 years with Caldwell Trust Company and Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties

Argus Impact – H. Lee Thacker, Jr., and Suzanne Thacker celebrate 25 years with Caldwell Trust Company and Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties

Caldwell donates $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs in their honor

 SARASOTA, FL: H. Lee Thacker Jr. and Suzanne Thacker are marking twenty-five years with Caldwell Trust Company and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties, along with Lee’s fifty years with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Venice-based Caldwell Trust Company recognized the milestones with a celebration on April 19, when the Thackers were honored by Caldwell board members and staff, executives from the Boys & Girls Clubs, and a representative from Operation Fly Our Flag.

SRQ Daily: School Board needs to respect involved parents and supportive community

SRQ Daily: Sarasota School District Sinking in District Rankings

District and school scores are published on schools throughout the state of Florida. It is a unique ability to compare school districts and schools and understand where we are at. While COVID has put a hiccup into how these scores are used, and there are no letter...

SRQ Daily: Advocates Push for School Tax Renewal

SRQ Daily: Advocates Push for School Tax Renewal

Regardless, even groups who criticize the school district support continuing the tax. Christine Robinson, executive director of The Argus Foundation, in an SRQ Daily column Saturday criticized limits on public input at School Board meetings but still wrote of the...

SRQ Daily: Advocates Push for School Tax Renewal

SRQ Daily Op-Ed – Pass the School Board Referendum for Our Kids

In light of COVID-19 and the amount that our kids have suffered in their education over the past two years, we need to make sure we are properly funding education and helping students achieve now more than ever. This referendum is needed. To be very clear, The Argus...