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August 26, 2011 at 3:08pm

TACOMA WEEK IN REVIEW: Tacoma School Board heat and more ...

Last night's Tacoma School Board meeting: Packed. Photo credit: Monique LeTourneau

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Last night hundreds of educators, parents and community members packed into the Tacoma School Board meeting to urge district leaders to reach a contract agreement and avoid a strike. Dozens more demonstrated outside the building before and throughout the meeting.

While the board expressed a strong commitment to starting school on time, there seems to still be a great deal of separation between the district and the Tacoma Education Association.

For Zack Powers full column on the Tacoma School board battle, plus his thought on the Tacoma Chamber scoring cheap history lessons, click here.

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