As I have read about the current financial woes concerning the Charleston County School District, it has dawned on me that this is an annual controversy.

Then three words come to mind. These three words raised this issue 30 to 40 years ago, to no avail.

The words? Taken together they form the name of a former school board member —John Graham Altman.

Nicolas C. Lempesis

E. Ashley Avenue

Folly Beach