Dear Editor: Say No to Publicly Funded Private Schools
March 15, 2023
Republican legislators just passed the biggest tax cut for the wealthy in Montana’s history, a whopping One Billion Dollars. That’s a billion, not a million. Meanwhile, the needs of regular Montanans, like affordable housing, care for the elderly, and child care for workers, are pushed aside under the pretense of “we just can’t afford it.”
At the same time, this Republican legislature wants to create a new system of private schools for their kids that you would have to pay for. These private schools would not require certified teachers. They would not be under the con...