Learning for Life: Interview with State Rep. Skip Priest

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on January 8, 2010 at 2:50 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 19 at 9:50 AM

Last winter, the state lawmakers set a formidable task for themselves: create a blueprint for a complete makeover of basic education. When that blueprint passed the House and the Senate, Governor Gregoire signed it, except for two sections. That veto took many lawmakers by surprise.

Washington State Rep. Skip Priest, R-Federal Way, one of the architects and key lawmakers on the state's education reform bill, speaks out on the governor's veto of early education reform.  He says the veto could end up costing needy preschool children. 

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