Mr. Rusty West, in his letter of May 19 (“Supervisors’ eroding support for Gloucester schools,” Readers Write), raised a question that should be repeated to Supervisors Meyer, Bazzani and Winebarger, as well as to Gloucester voters: “How much should we let our schools slip to maintain our current tax rates?”
In this increasingly knowledge-based economy, short-changing our children’s education is penny-wise, and pound-foolish. We should aspire to raise the quality of our next generation, rather than let our schools sink to a least common denominator level.
John C. Partin, M.D.
Jacqueline S. Partin
Gloucester, Va. ...
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