Repealing state estate tax would rob public education

Commentary | June 14, 2006 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

Last week we got our first inkling of the WASL scores for 10th-graders. While more than 85 percent of kids passed theFull Column ing and writing tests, 45 percent did not make the grade in math. In order to graduate from high school, each child must pass all three tests. That means that as of today, every other kid in 10th grade has the credentials to graduate, and every other kid doesn't.

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