The Library of Regress

The new library that no one in Logan asked for, that very few residents are clamoring for and that is being proposed for a location that should be used for retail shopping just will not go away. It’s back! And it just as bewildering to sensible people as ever. I covered this subject a year ago. I thought that this short-sighted idea would fade away with the implausibility of the premise. For the uneducated, allow me to offer a primer. Logan Mayor Craig Petersen last year suggested that Logan City…

When the School Board must put students first [The Hub Debate]

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This is  a Hub Debate on the role of boards of education. For more background, read this.  Participate in the comments or submit a response for publication to UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com. The question is: “Who do you think the board should serve?  Parents? Students? Why?“ Many excellent posts here at The Hub over the past week trying to answer the question of who should matter most the school boards: parents or students. One of my favorites was this, suggesting that it needn’t be a choice between the two.  The interests of parents and the importance of…