Read It in the Morning Paper: Charter School, Abortion Protests

  • CHARTER SCHOOL: Even after a majority of its members expressed reservations, the Polk School Board approved an agreement allowing IDEA Public Schools to open a k-12 school in north Lakeland in 2023. (Subscribers-only story)
  • ABORTION PROTEST: Writer Gary White takes a detailed look at a new breed of uncompromising abortion protesters who display photos of aborted fetuses outside a Lakeland clinic and want to abolish all forms of abortion, including when a mother’s life is endangered. (Subscribers-only story)
  • R.I.P.: Jamar Taylor, former LHS and USF tailback