Letter to the editor: Stupified about busing | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Letter to the editor: Stupified about busing

Suzanne Carlen
Truckee

I would like to add to the opinion letter on page 6 from the May 20 Sierra Sun. Ms. David is spot-on with her comments regarding the school board’s decision to charge for busing.

After I had read the article from last Friday’s Sierra Sun, I was ” well, stupified. Around 1,250 students out of some 2,000 qualify for free or reduced fare?

Leaving the lion’s share to be shouldered by 485 full-pay students? 37.5 percent are going to be required to pay for 62.5 percent?

All I can say is first: Nothing is free in a socialistic society.

Second: The emperor isn’t just naked, he’s offensive as well! The good news is, it’s still the great U.S. of A and what’s truly awe inspiring is we really do have options.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User