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Those who really believe

Those who really believe larger classes haven't affected children are fools. If you don't believe how the budget has affected education, then ask (as it's public) for last year's budget and compare it to this year's budget. You can also find this information on the Department of Public Instruction's web site at The loss of positions are real.

These positions affect the education of every child in this state. You cannot extrapolate the consequences of larger class sizes YET because the end-of-year standardized data isn't complete yet. Other assessments show the impact; but since the No Child Left Behind Act crammed standardized testing down the throats of millions of children nationwide, that has become the only barometer politicians will consider.

I'm hurting too - but I have the ability to look ahead and see the catastrophic consequences of having a poorly-educated population vs. looking at stopping a tax increase.


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