The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, 22 Dec 2014 13:35:42 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 13:35:42 EDT Charter School Rules schools can be a helpful alternative to public education. But states that merely throw money at charter schools without insisting on at least the same accountability required to public education are making a serious mistake.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTDefenses Against Cyberwar Lacking of Congress are eager to provide military hardware to the Pentagon, whether the armed forces want it or not. The recently approved $1.1 trillion spending bill, including between $3 billion and $5 billion for warplanes, tanks, etc.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTIn-Home Care A Win for All 5,500 West Virginians probably are saving taxpayers millions of dollars simply by staying at home. If there are others who would like to join them, the state ought to do all in its power to accommodate them.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTBe Wary in Thawing Relations With Cuba conservatives may object to President Barack Obama's decision to reopen diplomatic relations with Cuba. Indeed, for those who understand the Cuban regime's repressive nature, that is understandable and it is a valid concern.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPrevent Child Abuse, Neglect a season so many of us hold especially dear because a large part of its focus is on children, the Associated Press investigative report we published a few days ago was especially heart-rending.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT