This community doesn’t care about education? Hogwash.

I have heard several people say the same thing recently: “This community just doesn’t care about education.” And why? Because last November a majority of voters elected not…


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Might it be more accurate to say that this community does not want to PAY for public education? Just asking.

Those I spoke with who voted against said they didn’t want to pay for what they see as an aging institution; said they feel it’s time to modernize the system and that they would pay for that. I also heard many say that money is tight right now and any tax scares them. I did receive a slew of emails from this column so will definitely revisit this topic in future columns!—Krystyn Hartman

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