We are trying to raise money for Science Camp, among other things. So much has been cut that we offer very little beyond the classroom any more.
In order to take Band, a student has to get to school before 7:30 AM, and almost everything else requires volunteers, both kids and adults. And even then, we get beaten back. No good deed goes unpunished.
The National economy may be slowly getting stronger, but State economies are in terrible shape. Alas, so are our schools and teachers.
Remember Ellsworth . . .