Education issues are a lot like the wheels on the bus: They go round and round, round and round. For this year's Education Today issue, New Times decided to take the theme literally and look at education. Today. Current school-related issues, however, are reminiscent if not downright retreads of past concerns and discussions. Maybe as long as there are schools, there will be parents who want their children to learn outside of the mainstream, like the couple who started the alternative Manzanita School. There will be threats of overcrowded facilities, like Paso Robles' learning centers, and programs that give at-risk youth another chance at success, like Grizzly Academy. And, for the recent future anyway, there will probably always be big, yellow buses with wheels that go ... well, we all know the song.
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