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Friday, January 17, 2014

I'm sure this lance will get lots of commentary.

Lance: To the Ligonier Valley teachers union. Its wretched platitudes about students, their education and community devotion — now that teachers got what they wanted — are putrid.

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As a taxpayer advocate, I would encourage the Tribune Review to also discuss the putrid excess of administrative costs and the ridiculous spending by this school district on the Steve Dunn program.  I think the whole school district is an appalling constant loss of money for the taxpayers and our only tax relief will come from school choice legislation allowing parents to take our money and cross the school district line.  Legislators take notice.  Taxpayers are the slaves of big spending public school administrators and teacher unions.  It's a money game.  Time to change the rules and introduce competition into the mix so that parents and children can seek the best public education available.