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Letter: The education system is declining in our country

At a recent speech at the Aspen Institute, what did Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal say was the greatest long-term threat to our national security? It wasn't Iran or China or Middle East terrorists or climate change. It is the decline of our education system in our country.

We in Aspen have made a commitment to have excellence in education. Since the state of Colorado has fallen way behind on its financial and priority support of education (43rd), it is our responsibility to protect and enhance what we have created here in Aspen for this generation and future generations.

As a father and grandfather of children in our community, I am encouraging you to vote "yes" on 3A.

Skip Behrhorst

Aspen

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