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July 16, 2014 at 10:31 AM

School supplies drive: Universal pre-K would also help with student readiness

Once again, The Seattle Times makes a worthy request the we the people help with school supplies for the needy [“This Fourth of July holiday, give to The Seattle Times School Supply Drive,” Opinion, July 3]. Like the situation with hunger, the need for these tools for education has increased. As a teacher for…


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May 28, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Education: Universal pre-kindergarten proposal lacks organization

The editorial calling for the city’s proposed pre-kindergarten program, at an unknown future cost but starting out at $58 million over four years, needs to be soundly rebuked for a number of reasons [“Explore what works — preschool for all,” Opinion, May 24]. First, while The Times cites a Rutgers University study of the Abbott, N.J., program and…


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