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Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
Charter schools


Why not give all more freedom?

I'm just wondering -- if charter schools are more successful because:
•They are not required to follow all the rules and regulations for public schools.
They are allowed to be more creative in both administration and the classroom.
They have smaller classes.
They have less restrictions on their use of funds.
Why wouldn't it be wiser to implement these same benefits in all of our public schools for the good of all our children?
I'd really like your input.
Julia Gordon
Edmonds
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