July 28, 2014 12:00 AM

State lawmakers failed our school children

Later next week, Thurston County school districts will send letters to parents of students telling them that their school is failing because not every child passed math or reading tests. What the letters will not say is that because state Democratic lawmakers gave in to pressure from the teacher’s union, state schools will lose control over about $40 million a year in federal Title I funding for students from low-income families.

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