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Tag: Rudy Crew

Aug.
16th

TACOMA: We’ve seen all this before

Re: the changes in three of Tacoma’s middle schools (TNT, 8-15).:

With a few changes of names and dates, you could have written this article from archives of The News Tribune. For example, Rudy Crew initiated new programs and teacher training to ensure that all children were ready for college, and Hunt Middle School launched the IB Middle Years program in the late 1990s.

Principals are regularly rotated through Tacoma schools, and new curricula emphasizing math and science have been trotted out almost every year – each one claiming to increase student interest and, consequently, test scores.

I applaud Susie

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