Well Gollllllyyyyyy!

It's like beating my head against a wall......repeatedly. The Deseret News finally published what I and thousands of others have been saying all along: Voucher funds limited:$3,000 could cover less than half of typical tuition At least this finally came out before the elections. Voucher funds limited $3,000 could cover less than half of typical … Continue reading Well Gollllllyyyyyy!

School Vouchers, Continued

In this month's CATALYST Magazine  John deJong addresses school vouchers in his monthly column:What's wrong with vouchers? Well, everything. If you like the idea of your gas money going to Saudi Arabia to support radical Moslem madrasas, you'll love the idea of your education tax dollars going to support exclusive prep schools and Mormon madrasas. … Continue reading School Vouchers, Continued

Vouchers, continued – paper subtly gives its position

Today's Deseret News has published a piece on how Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is going to vote on vouchers.  Now why in the world would the paper publish this?  It wouldn't' have anything at all to do with the Newspaper Agency Corporation owners' position on the issue, now would it?VOTE NO ON SCHOOL VOUCHERS

Utah Voters: Vote NO on school voucher bill

Speaking of tax cuts, conservative groups in Utah are urging voters to support a school voucher bill in this year's elections - a bill that would benefit mostly the wealthy who want to use public monies for private schools.  Excerpts from an article on today's Deseret News:Taxpayers Association backs vouchersUtah residents can avoid huge property … Continue reading Utah Voters: Vote NO on school voucher bill

The School Voucher Saga

Today I received the announcement below about a pro-school voucher rally called, "Stand Up for  Utah Kids:  School Choice Rally".  I'm not sure how I got on this list, nonetheless I am and got the announcement.  The state legislators passed a measure this year that would allow parents to obtain vouchers for private schools if … Continue reading The School Voucher Saga

My school in the news today

Healthier lunches from the ground up:  City Academy students operate their own garden and food store By Tiffany EricksonDeseret Morning News       Before this year, healthy eating didn't mean much to Melissa Powell, a junior at City Academy in Salt Lake City.Michael Brandy, Deseret Morning NewsPorter England, left, and Garrett Atkinson decide on … Continue reading My school in the news today