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Re: Grass Valley Schools take first steps toward good health

As our schools and local teacher’s union negotiate the issue of five furlough days a year and as the public is bombarded with the horrors of a reduction in the number of classroom days, I have often wondered why my son spends as much time at home as he does to allow for schools to hold ‘Staff Development Days.’

I have been curious about what they develop on those days, and thanks to The Union I now know. Apparently Nevada County teachers have not heard that they should ‘eat healthy and exercise.’ I think the concept of ‘no child left behind’ should be abandoned in favor of hiring teachers and administrators who have a handle on reality.

John B. Egan



Grass Valley


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