Success matters both in the classroom and on the field

Commentary | September 6, 2006 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

We have this fixation on WASL tests, but we also know that sports evens out the playing field for some kids left behind on exam day. It is an equal opportunity avenue for success and advancement. It is something every kid can be part of. We need to increase funding for sports, not cut that opportunity. So when we consider de-funding our public schools with Initiative 920, let's remember who we are hurting.

Read more >

Latest Blog Posts

Underfunding college shifts burden, debt to students

John Burbank | September 20, 2017

Labor Day is a time for coming together

Marilyn Watkins | September 4, 2017

Related Publications

Posted in Column, Education