on the public school funding crisis in Saugus, Mass. I think what the superintendant did was pretty amazing for this day and time. And, unfortunately, the response of students and parents is fairly typical.
They are being forced to answer the basic question: Just what are we supposed to spend our education (tax) dollars FOR, anyway?
Look, I'm not anti-sports (heavens, I'm from TEXAS, after all) or anti-cheerleader, band, art club, or student newspaper. But it never hurts once in awhile to think back to basic purposes.
Well, maybe it HURTS, but it is necessary.....