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Walkout wasn’t fair to students’ education | Letter


Editor, The Beacon:

It's wonderful the teachers are taking a stand for the funding failure by the state [“Teachers union walks out,” front page, May 20].

However, taking classroom time away from the kids is showing the kids that money is more important than learning. Having the students make up the day the teachers wasted is not fair to the kids’ education.

The last day of school is nothing more than a day to visit with friends or watch a movie (nothing learned there). Homeschooling is becoming more and more appealing to me than public, government-run schools.

Also, if the tea...

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