Thank you for your comments. This is an interesting philosophical question about the nature of organizations. I often tell people that companies are not monolithic and on some level don’t exist. It’s a sum of all the people working for it. It’s true that the teachers don’t set policy exactly, but elected and appointed representatives — in this case, at the state level — do. And many education decisions are at the board of ed and boards of taxation level in towns. Those are elected posts. My point is that we make up the “government” and it’s a weird construct to even use that one word to describe all the levels of interaction with shared services and laws…

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