EDITORIAL: In Ontario, conduct in school flap will set example for kids

An important audience is likely watching the turmoil at the Ontario School District: students. This is a chance for adults to serve up one of the most important lessons of the year. Let’s be sure students get the right lesson.

Temperatures are running hot across Ontario. Administrators at the Ontario School District have fired twin political torpedoes, hoping to sink two school board members. The school board has largely stayed quiet, struggling to figure its role.

The school board last week decided to hire a lawyer to sort it out. It’s a bit unclear what a Portland law firm is going to do to make Ontario schools run better. The starting place is likely to be the 26-page complaint sent to the board a month ago.