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Fund public schools & reduce class sizes!

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Number Date Name Location Why do you believe Sen. ...
1601 7.3 years ago MATT HARVEY RENTON, WA As a professional educator I know that large class sizes seriously impacts the effectiveness of Secondary level education.
1600 7.3 years ago Dorothy Patchin Spokane , WA With all the changes that are taking place in education, we cannot affort to just push students through each grade. With the Common Core State Standrds that are starting and over loaded classes, we...
1599 7.3 years ago Elizabeth Bennett Federal Way, WA Because with the way things are going now, you fools have ruined everything of a future for my husband and I. I want my kids and grandkids not to suffer the same fate. Do your job for those who liv...
1598 7.3 years ago Art Kobayashi Port Ludlow, WA
1597 7.3 years ago WANDA MARSHALL SNOHOMISH, WA As an educator my classes are to big to help students that need individual help. I spend to much time managing behaviors. Which does not allow me the opportunity to differentiate instruction.
1596 7.3 years ago Clair Smith Bellingham , WA When I was in public school, I was often frustrated with the slow pace of class since the teacher had to spend so much time disciplining the large class. The entire class was punished for the acts o...
1595 7.3 years ago Holley Myers Kenmore, WA Our kids deserve better. I believe kids are the future, yet we have been failing them. I have also taught in the public school system, and it is in need of more funding for more certified teachers. ...
1594 7.3 years ago Michelle Gross Edmonds, WA The Perry Preschool Study showed evidence that the more money that is invested in education, including early childhood education, results in less money spent later on down the line, i.e: welfare, pr...
1593 7.3 years ago John Montgomery Seattle, WA Education allows for social mobility. Education allows for innovation. Education helps people engage with life by broadening their imagination and belief in what is possible. Education grounds peopl...
1592 7.3 years ago Eitan Yanich Olympia, WA Class sizes are too large. We need to fully fund public education now.
1591 7.3 years ago MICHAEL CAVALLI KENT, WA Because a lawmaker is not above the law. Senator Tom actually needs to be held to the State Constitution, just as we all are instead of prostituting himself to special interests by continuing tax lo...
1590 7.3 years ago KIM LESTER ISSAQUAH, WA First and foremost, this is the duty of our state legislature. Do your job!
1589 7.3 years ago Richard Irwin Puyallup, WA THE FUTURE OF OUR GREAT NATION IS IN OUR HANDS TO EDUCATE OUR CHILDREN.THEY NEED THE GOOD SKILLS TO PURSUE THEIR DREAMS.
1588 7.3 years ago Tiffany Samuels Seattle, WA I have three children in the public school setting in Seattle Washington and I have seen in their years increased class sizes that are just environments where they cannot learn. I need to see our ch...
1587 7.3 years ago Sue Buchmiller Olympia, WA This is common sense. There is 1 teacher to 28 kids. The distractions, behaviors, etcetera don't allow students to learn or teachers to teach. Maybe if politicians actually knew anything about educa...
1586 7.3 years ago Molly Ramsey Tacoma, WA Overcrowding significantly decreases the quality of education and amount of interaction individuals can have with their teacher. In my 6th grade math class, I have 35 students who range in ability f...
1585 7.3 years ago SUSAN HINCKLEY-PORTER POULSBO, WA If he visited a few schools he would know the reality of having overcrowded classrooms and not enough money to support quality education. If we don't invest in education now, we'll pay more in priso...
1584 7.3 years ago DEBRA ROBESON SPOKANE, WA Every child in the State of Washington deserves a quality education from a PUBLIC school, where smaller class size allows each child to reach his/her potential.
1583 7.3 years ago Gregg Godsey Spokane, WA No school has improved by reducing funding or increasing class size. One of nation's top rated charter school system funding is over twice what it is for WA public school students.
1582 7.3 years ago Karen Dixon Lake Forest Park, WA Not only because the Supreme Court has mandated it but because IT IS THE PARAMOUNT DUTY OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO FULLY FUND PUBLIC EDUCATION FOR EVERY STUDENT WITHIN ITS BORDERS! The Legislatu...
1581 7.3 years ago Michael Gary Woodland, WA Too many kids in classrooms equals more distractions, more noise, and less time for each child by the teacher. There must be quality time for every child. Test scores come up when class size goes ...
1580 7.3 years ago cristin dowd woodinville , WA
1579 7.3 years ago Karen Bullard Snohomish, WA Sen. Tom Rodney should vote to increase k-12 funding because the kids of Washington Public Schools deserve it. The deserve smaller class sizes and a full funded education. Please VOTE and stand up f...
1578 7.3 years ago Glendora Utton Kenmore, WA My children have over 40 children in their classroom. They don't get the attention try require in their class and when they stay after school the line is long to get help that they simply don't get...
1577 7.3 years ago rebecca lopez brewster, WA
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