http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Touchy Subject http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/touchy-subject <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lega_stephen_25.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p class="p1"> Education is, and probably always will be, a touchy subject.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> In Marion County, the school system has been a particularly touchy subject in recent months, and based on the letters to the editor we received this week, it probably will be for the foreseeable future.</p> <p class="p3"> Last week, we reported Superintendent Taylora Schlosser&rsquo;s response to the board of education&rsquo;s decision to grant her another 18 months to move to Marion County. She saw that as a necessary decision to provide stability to the system.</p> Touchy Subject http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/touchy-subject <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lega_stephen_25.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p class="p1"> Education is, and probably always will be, a touchy subject.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> In Marion County, the school system has been a particularly touchy subject in recent months, and based on the letters to the editor we received this week, it probably will be for the foreseeable future.</p> <p class="p3"> Last week, we reported Superintendent Taylora Schlosser&rsquo;s response to the board of education&rsquo;s decision to grant her another 18 months to move to Marion County. She saw that as a necessary decision to provide stability to the system.</p> Work Ready has its advantages http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/work-ready-has-its-advantages <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/07-09-15_kim_huston_guest_column.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="62" height="85" /><p> By Kim Huston</p> <p> &nbsp;As communities look for an edge in today&rsquo;s competitive global economy, there are few things as powerful as developing a high-quality workforce.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Here in the Lincoln Trail region, it&rsquo;s exciting to see multiple counties taking steps to develop a highly skilled workforce that is ready to go to work. Leaders in those counties have applied or are in the process of applying for Work Ready Community certification.</span></p> Work Ready has its advantages http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/work-ready-has-its-advantages <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/07-09-15_kim_huston_guest_column.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="62" height="85" /><p> By Kim Huston</p> <p> &nbsp;As communities look for an edge in today&rsquo;s competitive global economy, there are few things as powerful as developing a high-quality workforce.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Here in the Lincoln Trail region, it&rsquo;s exciting to see multiple counties taking steps to develop a highly skilled workforce that is ready to go to work. Leaders in those counties have applied or are in the process of applying for Work Ready Community certification.</span></p> Letters, July 8 http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/letters-july-8 <p> <strong>&nbsp;Project Graduation was a success</strong></p> Letters, July 8 http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/letters-july-8 <p> <strong>&nbsp;Project Graduation was a success</strong></p> Take time to express yourself http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/take-time-express-yourself <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/matt_overing_4.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> By Matt Overing</p> <p> Enterprise intern</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Valuing different foarms of expression is something I have found myself doing more and more often as I age.</p> <p class="p3"> In elementary school, I though girls with piercings were weird. As a teenager, I though tattoos were weird. I rarely wore jeans and didn&rsquo;t understand how people found them comfortable. I didn&rsquo;t understand why people didn&rsquo;t like sports.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> People that thought differently than me were weird. I was the normal one.</p> Take time to express yourself http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/take-time-express-yourself <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/matt_overing_4.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> By Matt Overing</p> <p> Enterprise intern</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Valuing different foarms of expression is something I have found myself doing more and more often as I age.</p> <p class="p3"> In elementary school, I though girls with piercings were weird. As a teenager, I though tattoos were weird. I rarely wore jeans and didn&rsquo;t understand how people found them comfortable. I didn&rsquo;t understand why people didn&rsquo;t like sports.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> People that thought differently than me were weird. I was the normal one.</p>