GUEST EDITORIAL: The why of education: not what we can do; who we can be

Feb 25, 2020

When you think of a self-actualized person, what comes to mind? What role does education play in this development?

I’ve been reflecting on these questions recently, as it has become a regular occurrence to open the newspaper or turn on the news and find various opinions about education being stridently expressed.

If ever a topic warranted sober deliberation in civil discourse, it is our country’s public education system. In my opinion, it is a black mark on our society that education has become overly politicized and yanked between extreme viewpoints like a frayed rope in a tug-of-war contest.

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