Burbank: Public school funding will pay off in the end

Commentary | September 22, 2015 | By John Burbank | Sequim Gazette

Do small classes only make sense for elementary kids? Perhaps we can take a lesson from the private school where the elite send their kids — Lakeside School in Seattle. The average class size for this middle school and high school: 16. Average class size in our public high schools: 30. Here is a lesson: If you want to neglect students, increase drop-outs and have high school be the final stop in education, then increase class size.

Read more >

Latest Blog Posts

In praise of Nordic skiing and immigrants who brought it here

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 8, 2017

Tax breaks for Boeing have helped send jobs out of state

John Burbank | February 22, 2017

Related Publications

No posts found
Posted in Column