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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v13n11 (03/13/2014) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

Bernie Tolbert: Why I'm Running for School Board

Buffalonians have been characterized as apathetic on school improvement, but that is an inaccurate portrayal. A motivated many offer solutions for poverty; educational leadership; Board dysfunction; segregated schools; treatment and training of teachers; school reform; and uninvolved parents, all of which are symptoms of our public education crisis.

Let's Go Europe

Americans pay a significant portion of their income in taxes yet are still responsible for providing for three of their most expensive human needs: higher education, healthcare, and transportation, whereas many Western European nations provide high-quality amenities in those areas with tax rates that are only marginally higher.

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