Spring break snafu: A pain for parents


— To announce the change a week before school is set to start is unrealistic and, in the long run, will hurt the state as many families will most likely opt to not change their plans and will withdraw their children from testing, possibly putting the school’s federal funding in jeopardy.

We feel there was a major breakdown in communication between the state and its school districts that is unacceptable and hard to justify. Government is supposed to be transparent, but here is yet another example of one hand not knowing what the other is doing.

Unfortunately, in this case, it is the students and their families, that are feeling the pain.

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