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Lawmakers still grappling with court mandated education funding

Roughly $1 billion more is needed, and school districts want their local levies


Last updated 2/7/2018 at 9:08am

Despite the passage of last year’s bipartisan agreement to fully fund K-12 public education with a property tax hike, the state Legislature is still wrestling over the issue as school leaders across the state say the changes will hurt their districts, including at Grand Coulee Dam.

In November, the state Supreme Court ruled that the Legislature needs to ramp up funding for teacher and other s...

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