Happenings in the Heights; the Medieval Festival at Fort Tyron Park

The Medieval Festival is an annual celebration held at Fort Tyron Park.  For this day only, the park transforms into a medieval market decorated with

September 28, 2017

Monday Blues?

Monday is here but have no fear it will be okay! It seems a vast majority of Americans dread Mondays. They wish the weekend was longer and did not ha

September 25, 2017

At Home With Common Core

Testing vs Text The Common Core State Standards Initiative, more commonly called “The Common Core,” has ignited a national conversation about edu

September 7, 2017

Beacon of Hope Dimming?

Making Good on A Promise Brown v. the Board of Education was an iconic case that was supposed to be a beacon of hope. In America, every child, no mat

September 7, 2017

Back-to-School Heights Style

Iris Garcia heads up the committee on special needs for the Operation Exodus Parent Advisory Council, a group of parent leaders in the Exodus communit

September 6, 2017

Will DACA Dreams Die?

The Uncertain Fate of DACA Students About 800,000 undocumented young adults have endured weeks of tension over the uncertain fate of DACA, which for

September 6, 2017