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Tuesday’s editorials: Life after Russell, reforming Tacoma schools

Post by Kim Bradford on Sep. 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm with No Comments »
September 14, 2009 2:06 pm

The team of civic and business leaders that worked so hard to keep Russell in Tacoma looks eminently capable of turning last week’s big loss into opportunity.

The bad news about the Tacoma School District is, by now, old news. It has lower than average student test scores, a higher than average high school dropout rate and a lower than average college enrollment rate. A new report offers brutal assessments why.

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