| Opinion/The Review

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

GOP anti-education

Email Newsletters

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Letter to the Editor
Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

In the news story “Clarion University to cut staff, courses” (Aug. 16 and, Debra Erdley reported foreign-language course cuts at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, citing fewer students and less state aid as the reason for the changes.

In a world economy, the loss of French and German courses is a travesty.

Clarion is an institution priced to give middle-class families a chance at a higher education. Foreign languages open us up to global opportunities.

Thank you, Republican Party, for your forward thinking regarding education, the middle class and a global economy. Cuts, sequestration and your anti-education values are paying off.

Less is not more. It's just less!

Ellen M. Shar

Bethel Park

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Letters

  1. Dems ignoring constituents
  2. Wolf missing the mark
  3. Speak up, liberals
  4. Climate crossroads
  5. Lennon’s limitations
  6. Scent of jihad
  7. Medical marijuana overdue
  8. Payday laws are sufficient
  9. ‘Little Chicago’ will return to museum
  10. The voters have spoken
  11. Bank mergers beneficial