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October 28, 2012 12:00 AM

Editorial Board weighs in on amendments 1 and 2

Amendment 1: This amendment that would, in supporters eyes, give parents more choices than they have now when it comes to public education, is the most controversial since the unnecessary amendment to ban same sex marriages that were already illegal in the state. Amendment 1, however attempts to fix a problem that just does not exist. It purports to give the state the right to overrule local school board’s decisions when it comes to charter schools. The state already has that power and has used it. No amendment is necessary.

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