Freedom to choose does not mean funding is guaranteed

Once more we have an argument for the state to fund private schools. This had a nice twist; the original prohibition had to do with a fear of a Catholic conspiracy. Whatever.

 

The simple fact is America has always believed in freedom of choice. That does not necessarily mean the funding should come from the public.


See Also


If you want to set up a private school because of your beliefs, in my opinion that is fine. Good for you! However, do not expect the citizens of the state should pay for it. Why should we? If your belief is shared by enough others, you will find the money to pay for it.

Thank you.

Dee Longenbaugh

Juneau

More

To Sealaska shareholders: Support Taug for board of directors

The purpose of this letter is to encourage Sealaska shareholders to support Karen Taug for election to the board of directors. I am doing so... Read more

Develop Alaska’s natural resources

While the U.S. is distracted by North Korea and the Middle East, Russia is quietly developing Siberia and laying claim to large areas under the... Read more

Answering questions on mining ordinance proposal

Answering questions on mining ordinance proposal

Read more

Car buyers in rural Alaska can face recall reimbursement issues

Rural Alaska buyer beware: I am writing this letter to inform people in rural Alaska about the difficulties encountered when trying to get a manufacturer... Read more

Around the Web

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING