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Let’s consolidate

Editor, the Journal

In response to the editor’s opinion March 16 in the Journal, I would like to convey my experiences on the subject.

When we retired and moved to Mason County in 1997, one of the first things that I noticed was that there were seven school districts in Mason County, serving a county of less than 50,000 people. I was raised in Seattle, and at that time Seattle had a population of over 500,000 with one school board serving eight high schools, and many junior high schools and elementary schools.

When I remarked about the disparity to a friend who was on the Pio...


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