Letter: Schools need more mental health services

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  • Flipphone , 00
    April 1, 2019 1:30 p.m.

    How many of you parents are unaware that your public school,( Liberal indoctrination camps) no longer mandates that the Pledge of Allegiance be said daily if at all?

    The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of allegiance to the flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of America. It was originally composed by Captain George Thatcher Balch, a Union Army Officer during the Civil War and later a teacher of patriotism in New York City schools. The form of the pledge used today was largely devised by Francis Bellamy in 1892, and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942. The official name of The Pledge of Allegiance was adopted in 1945. The most recent alteration of its wording came on Flag Dayin 1954, when the words "under God" were a…

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    March 31, 2019 4:24 p.m.

    That's socialism. Can't have that. Schools are about athletics. You buy health care and knowledge on your own dime.

  • Sutton Cedar City, UT
    March 30, 2019 9:08 a.m.

    this entire country needs more mental health services...

  • ConservativeCommonTater Salt Lake City, UT
    March 30, 2019 8:29 a.m.

    Utah won't spend money on education and you want "mental health counseling" in schools?

  • RedShirtHarvard Cambridge, MA
    March 29, 2019 2:31 p.m.

    Remember when a school counselor just made sure that you were on your desired career path. Their counseling was limited to what classes to take to help you get the most out of your education. Back then, parents were the ones that supplied and acted as mental health aids to their children.

  • katy Salt Lake City, UT
    March 29, 2019 12:55 p.m.

    Young people also need more involved parents and less technology.