The Transylvania Times -

Concerned About Board Proposal


I have major concerns regarding Mr. Whitmire’s proposal to change the election of Transylvania Board of Education members to a partisan basis.

Indoctrination could subtlety be introduced in some classes as education by a minority of our citizens. Is it the political power to control the curriculum that is the objective?

It would also reduce the pool of potential qualified candidates (9,522 unaffiliated voters) for the most difficult and underappreciated elected offices in Transylvania. Are these the motivations for the proposed change?

It is thin ice to skate on.

D. Carroll Parke...

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