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Category: Affirmative action
February 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

School bonds: School construction funded unfairly

The article “Fast-growing school districts seek more money from voters” [Local News, Feb. 5] revealed that, next week, some of Washington’s richest school districts — like Bellevue and Lake Washington — will vote on more than $2 billion worth of bonds to build schools in their neighborhoods. Odds are these bonds will pass. Meanwhile,…

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November 16, 2008 at 3:24 PM

Colorado’s Amendment 46 ban on affirmative action

Ideology of the privileged Bruce Ramsey is all sour grapes about the defeat of Amendment 46 in Colorado ["Rocky Mountain high on preferences," editorial columnist, Nov. 12]. Ramsey wants to call off affirmative-action preferences like they did in 1998 when affirmative action lost in Washington. But affirmative action is not preferences. It’s a law to undo the…

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