In other words, Bob, you take the college football part. All of it—lock, stock and jock straps. And the U of I takes the university part. This way, both schools can quit pretending they are proficient in roles at which they are clearly dismal flops.
This will be a most crucial societal challenge confronting Idahoans, this choice between our kids' best interests and a few extremists' dogmatic fever to privatize things that should never be reduced to profit/loss.
To anyone who believes that providing a broad and public education to a nation's young is among the most fundamental services a government can render, this suggestion to sacrifice teachers on the altar of a balanced budget sounds misguided at best and medieval-level ignorant at worst.
The impetus behind the rush to establish more and more charter schools is that if private concerns are allowed to take the same budget money allotted to public schools, they could run the education of youngsters like a well-oiled business.