Legislators Can’t Be Trusted on Schools

Do you really think if the state takes control away from local school boards to establish charter schools — as a proposed state constitutional amendment that will appear on ballots statewide later this year proposes — they will do it better? If so, you are smoking rope. Once our legislators get control of the process, there is no guarantee they will do what they say.

As evidence, look at how the legislature has gone back on its word regarding special fees that were to be collected and spent for such things as environmental cleanup, drivers’ education and other purposes.

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