A dear friend of mine posted this on their Facebook wall a month or so back, and I wanted to repost it so more people could read it (due to the security settings) because I very much agree with what was stated in the post. However, I just hadn’t gotten around to it after I got their permission to. So now that I finally yanked the text and reposted it, here you go! The only formatting that was done was to better break up the text and formatting to make use of HTML and CSS.
Here’s my situation as a teacher…
Dakota Voice: Palin Caved on Vouchers: “As with any politician (or human being, for that matter), there will always be one or more issues where we may disagree.
As much as I like Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, I believe she caved on the issue of school vouchers.”
(Via The Dakota Voice.)
The basic lowdown of this article elaborates how Palin formally opposed the voucher system that McCain (and much of the Republican Party) support for the education system. After a discussion with the wife over dinner about some issues being maintained by the candidates, I was really hoping that she was still in disapproval of the voucher system so that the McCain campaign would have to rethink this issue.
It would appear that is no longer so. I’m no longer pleased with their stance on education reform if it potentially involves further undermining already struggling school systems and lending favor to private institutions. Oye vay…