Marsha Sutton

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Education Matters

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  • A correction and a call for compromise

    A correction and a call for compromise

    By Marsha Sutton My Dec. 20, 2012 column titled “Twenty dead children have to matter” – about the Newtown tragedy and the renewed debate over gun control – elicited reactions across the spectrum that reminded me how far apart we are in our views on the proliferation of guns. Yet I also found reasons...

  • Twenty dead children have to matter

    Twenty dead children have to matter

    By Marsha Sutton Yet again. Was there anyone who did not walk around in a daze last Friday, thinking about the children in their lives and how to protect them forever from random acts of incomprehensible violence?The anguish of the parents of those 20 innocent 6- and 7-year-old children gunned...

  • The Wrap-Up

    The Wrap-Up

    By Marsha Sutton The defeat of Proposition CC, Del Mar Union School District’s bond measure, was so close to a victory, thanks to the valiant efforts of supporters, that it can hardly be regarded as a failure. What it indicates is strong support in this district for education and fiscal stability....

  • Standing in a bucket

    Standing in a bucket

    By Marsha Sutton Although results are not yet finalized, it appears that the San Dieguito Union High School District has surpassed the required 55 percent needed by voters to approve its bond, Proposition AA. With 55.30 percent supporting the measure as of press time, SDUHSD squeaked it out. On...

  • Education Matters/Opinion: Campaign contributions received for local bond measures

    Education Matters/Opinion: Campaign contributions received for local bond measures

    By Marsha Sutton The second filing period for disclosure of campaign contributions to November ballot measures closed Oct. 25. Of those donors contributing $1,000 or more to Propositions AA and CC, the local school bond measures, most came from organizations and businesses locally and statewide....

  • Five reasons to oppose the Del Mar school bond

    Five reasons to oppose the Del Mar school bond

    By Marsha Sutton Proposition CC, a $76.8 million General Obligation bond measure sponsored by the Del Mar Union School District, asks homeowners on Nov. 6 to approve taxing themselves $8.44 per $100,000 of property value annually. According to the San Diego County Taxpayers Association, the DMUSD...

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