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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #9)

Fri Nov 2, 2012, 11:14 AM

10. If you read the actual amendment, however,

it does suggest that while the state has an 'interest' in promoting education, it is not required to provide it. The pols who wrote it helpfully added the language that they believe should be on the ballot - which does not mention the ticking time bomb in the bill.

"It is the policy of the state . . . to foster and promote the education of its citizens . . . in a manner consistent with its available resources and the willingness and ability of the individual student, but . . ."

and then the bit about not being required to actually provide educational opportunities.

It also includes a suggestion that the state still maintains the authority to "require and impose conditions deemed necessary to the preservation of peace and order."

Claiming a need to preserve "peace and order" is an extremely odd statement in reference to education, unless they are setting the stage for new forms of segregation.

Nasty piece of work, this one. Really, really nasty.

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