Educational improvements, investment must continue

Commentary | June 29, 2005 | By John Burbank | Tacoma News Tribune

Our place in the world will rest on brainpower. If we want to compete, we have to give our children the skills to compete. Our democracy is based on an informed and thinking citizenry. If we want to renew our democracy, we must educate our kids in the basics of reading, writing, arithmetic and critical thinking. Our children - all of them - deserve the opportunity to learn and succeed. If we want to give them this chance, we have to invest in them now.

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