School rallies around student

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Before she was honored at a Langley-Bath-Clearwater Middle School assembly on Friday, Lindsey Fulmer, center, gets hugs from friends Maya Rodriguez, left, and Meagan O’Banion. (Photo by Rob Novit, Aiken Standard)

While detractors of public education promote images of heartless bureaucracy and out of touch leaders, example after example shows the reality that public schools are centers of community and personal connection. Here is a story that ran in today’s Aiken Standard about a student undergoing surgery for scoliosis and the support she has gotten from the school.

Read entire Aiken Standard story here.