Published: Wednesday, March 6 2013 12:00 a.m. MST
WHAT?????????????Impossible!!!!!!!!Our legislature KNOWS
what is best for all of us.Don't try to confuse them with
someone who has some real facts and actual knowledge.
Let’s compare Utah schools with the Utah Transit Authority.Our
legislators justify highly paid officials for the UTA along with a cadre of
expensive lobbyists and say they must pay salaries higher than the largest
transit systems in the country to get results.The same legislators
routinely strangle school budgets to keep them at the bottom of the nation in
funding per student because “you can’t solve a problem by throwing
money at it.” Then they blame the teachers when we struggle to stay at or
above the national average in test scores.UTA General
Manager’s salary & benefits = $319,360, with 9 others earning over
$200,000 per year.Utah Superintendent of Education salary &
benefits = $252,959, with 1 other at the State Office of Education earning over
Heaven help us if we had people that know what they are talking about help with
problem solving. This pretty much describes all of the bubble boys and girls on
Look at the substance of the letter and then look at the summary to the left.
Seriously? Didn't anyone read the next word,
"however"?Seems symbolic of government/media relations these
Well, obviously teachers can't be trusted to make objective decisions. They
are only after money, money and more money. They'll say anything to get
their greedy little hands on more of the taxpayers' hard-earned money.
After all, that's why they became teachers in the first place right? So
they could make loads of money, right? Oh, wait.....
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