The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 27, 2014

Why would outcome be different?


The Daily Item

— A big thank you to the school board and other administrators of the Line Mountain School District. They have cost us, the taxpayers, more than $148,000 to defend a policy of exclusion in sports. In this case, specifically, wrestling.

Whether you agreed with Line Mountain’s former policy concerning gender and sports or not, it made little sense to try and defend this policy in our legal system. Time and again these exclusionary policies have been struck down by the court.

What made Line Mountain think this case was any different than any of the others? So now we, the taxpayers, are saddled with a really unnecessary additional cost that eventually will make its way to higher school taxes. Thanks again.

Walt Hebda,

Herndon