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Tag: tim yeomans

Jan.
11th

PUYALLUP: Don’t hold our children hostage

I find it a crime that some Puyallup School District residents feel that voting “no” on the upcoming bond proposal will send our state legislators a message about proper school funding. How can someone hold our students hostage because of failures at the state level?

As part of the budgetary planning committee last year, I spent countless hours studying and questioning the merits of past and proposed school district budgets. While not perfect, school administrators submitted the best budget possible under trying circumstances.

During these budget discussions, it became quite clear that our students are suffering with overcrowded classes, portables

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