Letters to the Editor

Support public schools

Re the March 28 article, Florida House OKs construction money for charter schools: Expecting public schools to improve while continually taking money away from them compounds the problem of failing schools.

Schools not being made to stick to smaller class sizes will cause class sizes to balloon and kids to get reduced levels of attention.

However, giving schools more control over the hiring and firing of staff ensures that bad teachers can be more easily replaced with better ones thus improving the status of the school.

Uniforms being adopted would, in theory, help kids take school more seriously, but little headway has been made with the passing of these bills.

Sarah Morris, Pembroke Pines