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August 13, 2014 12:01 PM

28 superintendents to parents: Schools are not failing

School districts throughout Washington state are starting to notify parents that they and many of their schools aren’t making the grade, a long-dreaded consequence of Washington losing its waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act. But as those letters go out, many Puget Sound districts – including Tacoma – will also be telling parents that No Child Left Behind is “regressive and punitive,” and that their schools aren’t failing at all.

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