He says no to tax increase in favor of economic development
The censors don't want the public to know this, but the fact is that
Governor Herbert did not graduate from college. And yet, this is the man who
seeks to set education policy for the State? How can he pretend to know what is
best for the education system when he himself is not educated? The State will
be better off if he lets these decisions remain in the hands of those with
There is a saying we would joke around with in my college days. "Don't
let school get in the way of your education." There is a lot more to being
educated than simply going to school. I am not saying I am a big Herbert fan,
but there are a lot of people that I would consider intelligent and
"educated" that didn't go to college.
Governor Herbert does not really value education or he would be pushing for more
funding. Instead he simply says the schools must continue to do more with less.
The share of Utah's budget spend on education keeps shrinking. This
mindset has to change. To correct the stinginess of decades of neglect, we must
sacrifice to pay for the children we claim to love. Let's put our money
where our values are.
Whenever articles like this come up, it is funny to watch people complain about
college and whether or not it is worthwhile. Post HS education does not mean
college only. As the article explained, getting certifications and trade
schools are also very valuable.Going to the a trade school or
entering an apprenticeship program are valuable and needed education
programs.The world will need plumers, machienists, and stylists as
long as people are on the earth.To "John C. C." go back and
read the article. Herbert is proposing adding $300 million to education
Irony of the Day: The Governor of a state with below average performance on
every educational index you can name, from performance to funding, lecturing
Congress on how to achieve educational excellence.