In this too-chaotic and bumptious city there are few times, it seems, when both ends of the divide have reason to come together. Each end fights mightily for what they see as the just way to proceed. Seasons come and go but many of the issues that create headlines, and deep divisions, persist. Such is the reality of Madison schools.
There are many candidates this year who are vying for election to the school board. All should be applauded for taking time and using lots of energy to stand for office. But among the names that will appear on the ballot there is one which stands out, and in my estimation, deservedly so.
David Blaska has a message, that at first blush, may not sit well with the vested interests in the city who believe they speak for what is best when it comes to the education of our youth. …
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