Letters to the Editor


September 20, 2012

Nothing wrong in education with the word ‘alternative'

It is the age of budget cuts and fiscal responsibility. That being said, it makes one wonder why the Medical Lake School Board and district are considering changing the name of the Medical Lake Alternative High School to something “without a negative connotation” (Cheney Free Press Sept. 6, 2012). What is wrong with the word alternative?

According to Webster it means: 1. Choice or possibility; 2. Existing outside traditional or established institutions or system. Isn't that the purpose of this institution? Does someone want the n...

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