If you are reading this , someone taught you how to read. If you are able to comprehend the meaning and importance of the message , then you have learned how to think for yourself and know the importance of being a caring and responsible citizen.
Teaching others to read, write, think and feel and become responsible citizens is the workplace, community and our country is the commitment of every teacher in every school.
It is now our responsibility to support our teachers and our schools to ensure we will continue to have enlighten and compassionate young people who will continue the hard work of maintaining a viable and vibrant community and nation.
I write this as a women who never had children but received an outstanding public school education. It prepared me to pursue a profession and fulfill my dreams. I will happily pay taxes to give others what I received.
I know you have comprehended this message! Vote YES for the school levy on March 14.
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