Readers — See below. Is this happening in your neck of the woods, too? In New York City, schools have been closed for elections for as long as I can remember, so I don’t feel it is in response to any kind of new fear. But in this school district, perhaps it is. The day is devoted to “professional development,” so it’s not called, “Scared Out of Our Gourds” day. – L
Dear Free-Range Kids: I just learned my kids’ school district in Lees Summit MO is closed Tuesday. This way they don’t have to worry about strangers voting being in the same building as their kids.
Guess all of those Election Day Massacres finally took a toll.