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According to the article, the following two things need to take place to improve our system:
1. higher teacher salaries (please raise my taxes so we can pay our teachers more and thus attract better teachers)
2. smaller class sizes for first-graders (why are we shutting schools down here if our class sizes are 30-40 kids and the national average is more like 19 or 20? the logic?)
Anyway, check it out. It's good to be aware of these types of things if you have school-age children.