posted on Mar, 10 2011 @ 10:28 AM
once again another political figure ignores the pleas of the people and sells out.
wisconsin got all the attention but they werent the only state to ignore the cries of its citizens about so-called education reform. Here in Idaho the
state superintendent Tom Luna decided conveniently AFTER the most recent election to drop a bomb on the citizens of Idaho...
his bill which just passed dramatically INCREASES class size, eliminates tenure for the teachers, restrict unions from negotiating contracts, and
forces students to take some online classes. He claimed these radical changes were necessary to save money and fix the broken system
of course the people here were outraged. this wasnt saving any money. it was simply redistribution of wealth as it slashed teacher positions and gives
that money to the corporation selling the laptop and online courses (a for-profit education corporation)
Superintendent Luna also happened to receive a large "campaign" contribution from this out-of-state corporation.
Everyone knows he is a total crook. Yet the local media mocks us for protesting. the students even got involved staging a massive walkout one day
the system is broken. money from corporations has corrupted every politician around. Its a really helpless feeling to put so much effort into
protesting, writing letters, etc only to see the will of the people ignored repeatedly by these criminals
edit on 10-3-2011 by admriker444 because: (no reason given)