1 percent state income tax could fix education system

Commentary | June 13, 2007 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

We don't invest enough, but we expect students to meet rigorous standards. It is a good thing that students are expected to become engaged learners and competent in reading, writing and math. In fact, it is necessary. But it is hard to get the students there when we starve the system of support. Washington is in the bottom third of all the states when it comes to per pupil investments.

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