Schools need big investment of money, not rhetoric

Commentary | September 7, 2005 | By John Burbank | Tacoma News Tribune

The Legislature needs to do more than just reinstate initiatives 728 and 732. One quality education model details the need for almost $2 billion more in funding for K-12 education if we are to open up doors for the vast majority of our children. We can't be content with a slim majority of achievers. Public education that creates opportunity for all is the foundation of a robust democracy.

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