* John Wootton, 24, of Ellicott City, student is sociology and social work at University of Maryland at Baltimore:
No. I come from Westminster and was in a (school) marching band. I knew how much that meant, to move to different areas for competition. Once again, they're taking money from the education system. Schools are a primary prevention program. Educating today's kids means tomorrow's future. Programslike the sports teams and bands gives kids a sense of pride in theirschool. That's important when talking to peers. It gives you something to brag about.