Partisanship On The Board Of Education Must Stop
To the Editor:
It’s a shame to see that Washington partisanship has arrived in Newtown, especially on the Board of Education. Our elected officials on the Board of Education should be razor focused on our children, not some national political issue.
Each elected official represents the residents of Newtown and should be making their decision based on the facts, the schools policies, and what’s best for the children, not what their political parties are telling them to do. With recent BOE votes: all of one party’s members for and all the other party’s members against each motion, it’s impossible to call this anything but Partisan Politics.
I’m not minimizing the issues, but I expect each elected official to make their own decision, and that does not appear to be happening. Half of the registered voters in Newtown are Independent or unaffiliated voters. Who is representing those voters. It appears no one.
Let’s dial down the Party Politics and serve the interest of the children.