, Salem, MA


November 12, 2013

Letter: Voting in schools is a learning experience for students

To the editor:

This is in response to Brandi Carpenter’s letter on voting in the Peabody schools (”Voting interrupts children’s education,” Oct. 23).

Voting in schools has been taking place for years, and, in fact, the teachers in the city do make this day a learning experience. Perhaps you and your family should move to one of the four states you cited in your letter if this means so much to you. The school department and the city itself do have the children’s best interest at hand, make no mistake about that! Also, with such negativity toward the school system, maybe it is time for you to give up your seat on the School Committee.

Janet Pinkham


Text Only | Photo Reprints

AP Video
Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City
Comments Tracker
Roll Call
Helium debate