Fall has arrived in Michigan and people take to the roads for color tours all over the state. As I make my short drives around town, I am tempted to “forget” my true destination and just keep on going. Traverse City? Pentwater? Ludington?
Before the school year began, I had the opportunity to be a guest on GHTV’s “Issues & Answers.” We discussed several topics such as: things families can look forward to this 2013-14 school year, what preparations had gone on this summer to help kick off another successful year, challenges that schools face, and what advice we might offer families.
Ever since President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a War on Poverty, we have debated whether helping needy people trains them to be dependent or gets them on their feet. Evidence indicates that both sides have valid concerns.