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Underfunded & Understaffed — The Reoccurring Themes of K-12 Public Education

No regard is given to the poor management of personnel nor the bloated school district bureaucracy and staff rosters. Schools operate an overstaffing model, ignoring enrollment downturns because it positions them well to claim the education system is underfunded, which pulls on the heartstrings of lawmakers and voters. Read More ›
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Washington’s Students Are Losing in this Power Struggle

The disagreement regarding reopening K-12 schools may be moving toward an outright power battle as Governor Inslee issues an emergency proclamation ordering all schools to offer students the option of on-site learning. At stake is control of state schools — and over the past several months teacher unions have called the shots in our government-funded and run K-12 public education system. Read More ›