Remembering the days of the 'board' of education

Published: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 05:14 PM.

When I headed to college, none of my course choices contained the qualifier “remedial.” So many things have improved over the past 50 years but clearly not public education.

Somewhere along the way I suspect education got smothered under the mass of politicians, unions and bureaucrats. It absolutely reeks.

Otis Gardner’s column appears here weekly. He can be reached at

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