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As a graduate of Columbia High School in Troutdale Oregon, I wince when I hear of high schools closing to make a larger more budget efficient operation.
Columbia High School and Reynolds High School were 'merged' in 1989 and the resulting HUGE Reynolds High School is failing by almost all measures. Bigger is not better. The education system does not function better treating students as numbers.
Yes, there is a budget crisis, but let's tackle the elephant in the room...Let's work on hiring and promoting teachers who excell at helping students succeed- not keeping teachers just because they've been teaching many, many years.
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