Too often people complain about government action or inaction but go no further than complaining. They don’t even write a letter of suggestion or protest, let alone work to alleviate the problems they complain about.
When it comes to local schools, though, individuals have several opportunities coming up in which they can make a significant and long-lasting difference in their communities.
The biggest is the general election Nov. 4. While there aren’t as many contested races as in the past, there still are a few races. And it is important for people to become acquainted with the candidates and what they stand for and then to vote.