Forced Busing Never Worked

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Parents spend their lives providing a safe nurturing environment for their children . UnifiEd wants to rip all that apart and reinstitute the hated busing that never worked in the first place. 

UnifiEd plans will simply make our children dread every day of school and forced busing will be a boon for surrounding counties by promoting urban flight which is exactly what happened in the previous days of busing all over the country.

Is forced busing the best plan UnifiEd can come up with? Isn't one definition of insanity doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results?

Steve Campbell

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