To the editor:
I am so proud of the people of Saranac Lake. The school board, teachers, parents and local school administrators took the courageous and wise position to allow students and parents to opt out of the misguided government directive to force standardized tests on us. Our school board can be heartily congratulated for making a formal protest to the government for allowing such tests to be forced on us.
We are one of the few but growing communities to fight against these misguided tests, and we can all be proud of being a leader of how a small but intelligent and brave community can be a shining example for the country, and possibly the world. We have overcome!
Dr. Manny Bernstein