Our leaders need to budget, not keep raising taxes.
What we need is quality teachers and quality texts. These alone should be the
Here we go again. Just stay out of education completely. Let the districts have
local control for what they want to do. Just provide them with more money so
they can recruit quality teachers. There is no technology that is more
important than a good, caring, competent teacher. We have to pay them what they
are worth which in my opinion is their weight in gold.Can you
imagine giving a tablet to every kid in Utah? What a nightmare that will be for
the schools. Constantly breaking, lack of internet connections, not enough
staff to fix problems.Just send the money to the school and let them
get to business.
Technology may make education more efficient, but it will not improve it alone.
Good educators following a good education plan make the difference.
cjb:Don't fall for the false propaganda. Most teachers are
very good.The problems are with the feds.
That technology will be well out-dated within 10 years, not to
mention the maintenance headaches and expenses.Will we have do all
this again in another 10 years? Taking a step in technology needs to
be a very well thought out and planned. and not a knee-jerk