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Opinion

Sun., Feb. 12, 2012

Voting against levy

Voting against a levy is voting against educational, racial, social and economic discrimination.

Voting against a levy is voting against giving some students a better opportunity to earn a high school diploma than others.

Voting against a levy is a vote against letting the Legislature not maintain the school buildings and athletic complexes the Legislature is responsible for.

Voting against a levy is voting against letting the Legislature not provide the funds required for students to attain the goals set for them by the Legislature.

Voting against a levy is voting against funding activities that detract from the constitutional purpose of public schools.

Voting against a levy is voting against spending our money to support optional federal programs championed by special interests.

Voting against a levy is a vote for fairness for all students, responsible government and responsible citizenship.

John Axtell

Valley, Wash.



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