Robert Bernstein

Some notes regarding the July 15 article “Riptonites lobby for preservation of their school”: First, one of the key strengths of our communities are our small schools and it is not smart to give away strength. Of course we should strive for the best education possible — and do so at a reasonable cost — but we should also recognize the social consequence of the proposals. It’s not just the education system, it’s the social fabric of these towns. It is bad for towns to have their schools altered from the current and long-time standard. Second, the current case of one town — the fine town of...

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