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Fake grass vs. students

I wanted to share a story with everyone about my 15-year-old sister who attends Nevada Union High School. I found out from her that the school only gave the English Department $2,000 to spend on the kids this year, which was why she couldn’t afford to let me use one of the now-valuable sheets of paper she had been supplied with.

One thousand or so English students, $2,000 … you do the math. I have been unable to obtain information on this subject from the school board. Really, I’m just wondering if anyone else read the article about the new $350,000 fake grass football field they are installing, or if people realize that kids in high school really are using methamphetamines?

I think $350,000 could be better spent on something other than fake grass which, (for those of you who care) is an incredible environmental polluter during its production process. What about raising some money to educate our youth?

Justin Wilson

Grass Valley

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