Paying for past mistakes
To the editor:
I have been blessed over the years in my dealings with scouting, 4-H and veteran affairs to meet people from all walks of life.
A few years ago, I met some school teachers who were part of a state commission that toured Michigan and did a study on consolidating Michigan schools. This study was done in the late 1960s. That’s right, the 1960s. They found out then that the Michigan school system was antiquated, inefficient and bureaucratically top heavy. They said, the “handwriting was on the wall” and declining student enrollment was coming.
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