To the Editor: There has been much negativity surrounding the Philadelphia School District over the past year, which has prompted many local politicians to step up and voice their opinions. Maria Donatucci, the representative of the 185th legislative district, voted against authorizing state control of financially distressed schools. Giving the state control of all of the school districts has been a huge mistake that our government has made. This is causing the conversion of many public schools to charters in an effort to save money through funding from outside resources, such as small businesses and private donations. This is simply giving up hope...
(Bill Chenevert’s) article (“Base for celebration, Nov. 14) was very informative, and I know that [he] did [his] homework about the Marines. Additionally, [he] accurately reported the words of the Marines interviewed.
I read with great interest the letter by Rosary Casiello (“State of the Republic,” Nov. 14). As a Medicare member and the widow of a wounded Korean War veteran, I think I also have a right to comment on the state of health care in this republic that my husband defended.
It was very good to see Doug U.R. Grave’s comment (“Peeve-backs, Nov. 7). Reading Tom Cardella’s comments is like being in a virtual left lane that never ends.