Excluding Independents


Last updated 2/19/2018 at 2:58pm

It is distressing that, thanks to former Representative Chris Whitmire, we have now politicized our Board of Education by making candidates swear party fealty.

Anyone who wants to work for the best education possible for our kids must now tote her or his party line. Requiring candidates to declare a political party affiliation results in driving them to the extremes of their party in order to satisfy their most vocal critics. If their party wants children to be taught that the earth is flat, then so be it.

The damage done to our society’s need for citizens who know how to think is...

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