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Tag: Karen Edwards


A choice of superlatives for Puyallup School Board

This editorial will appear in Thursday’s print edition.

Only one seat on the Puyallup School Board is up for election this year. It’s a shame there aren’t three — one for each of the hyper-qualified candidates competing for Position 4.

That’s how good Karen Edwards, Margie Silver and Kathy Yang are. For the Aug. 6 primary, we favor Edwards in a very tough call, but the district’s students would come out ahead with any of them.

Puyallup’s schools have a single overriding problem: space. The district already crams more of its students into portables than any other district in the

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