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EDUCATION: Poor results show need for reform

“Republican ‘reforms’ distract from meaningful education changes” – a Viewpoint (TNT, 2-14) by state Sens. Christine Rolfes and Andy Billig, reflects the view of teacher unions these many years, namely, “We know exactly how to provide good education, and all we need is more money.”

For decades, America has been paying more per student than any other country, but such expenditure has not translated to good education standards. Perhaps our state Republican senators have noticed this disconnect.

I recently read that 24 percent of Washington’s high school student do not graduate. If so, then reform is needed.

Since there

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