Guest Column: State Republicans should be ashamed - Tucson Local Media: Opinion

Guest Column: State Republicans should be ashamed

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  • vet66 posted at 12:41 pm on Mon, May 26, 2014.

    vet66 Posts: 18

    I see our friend Safier is still shilling for the unions under the guise of "the children". When he complains about Republicans not providing enough money for the schools this is in actuality a statement that school district administration officials are top heavy and determined to bankrupt our school system with unsustainable pension costs. Like the previous posters said, let's have transparency and accountability. Ever heard of a power point presentation with an item-by-item statement of the school budget. That is, if there are any people in the district who can do a power point or have the motivation to attempt it.

    Note to School officials in Arizona; don't spend taxpayer money with yearly increases expecting to be bailed out eventually by the Feds pushing Common Core as leverage. We don't need more students lacking in the skills of Reading, Writing, and mathematics going to college to major in French literature or some other feel-good worthless degree in the warm and fuzzy humanities.

  • TheProgressive posted at 8:05 am on Fri, May 23, 2014.

    TheProgressive Posts: 12

    I wish Dave would address the problem of where the current education money is being spent. Why would any reasonable Legislature throw good money after bad ? Private schools seem to be doing a good job with less dollars per pupil than the Government schools. Homeshcools do even better with the dollars. Waste not, want not.

  • John Flanagan posted at 10:26 am on Thu, May 22, 2014.

    John Flanagan Posts: 380

    What a bunch of baloney. The Democrats do exactly the same thing all the time, in every state they run, in every city, and especially in Washington. Talk to Obama....he will explain why he mainly supports the laws he likes and from which the Democrats can get some political hay.


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