Opinion

Schools need more funds – and more local control

  • Today at 4:12PM

Bellevue Reporter editor Craig Groshart is right – we do need resources in our schools to serve all students including those in poverty. And we need local authority to determine the best way to spend those dollars. Schools can do great things when they have resources with the local control to apply them most effectively.

 

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I-594 backers are loaded for campaign

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 6:00PM

Our state’s super wealthy social changers are at it again.

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Why schools are 'failing'

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 7:00AM

We have to stop looking to teachers and schools to fix the social problems we ignore.

Time to pay the price for poverty, education | Editorial

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 5:00AM

The real issue isn’t failing schools, but poverty. When people are stuck in poverty, too often they don’t have the means or the hope to help their children find a better future.

Today's cartoon | Aug. 26, 2014

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

Well, someone's happy that it's almost time for kids to go back to school.

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