Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

Our public school system is the heart and soul of our community. Not only are we providing the tools for all students to have productive and successful lives, but everyone benefits from an educated citizenry. Educational attainment is strongly linked to economic growth and development in our local communities, state and nation.

So I am very concerned about the lack of funding from our state for public education in Kimball. Nebraska ranks 49th in the nation in state support of education. All of the surrounding states, which include South Dakota, Colorado, Missouri, Iowa, Wyoming, a...