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Chris Reykdal Talks About Washington School Financing

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

And now, a short civics lesson about school funding in Washington and what’s next. The light is at the end of the tunnel for Washington legislators as far as public school funding goes and satisfying a mandate from the state Supreme Court to spend more money for schools. State superintendent Chris Reykdal says the court has signed off on the legislature’s remedy. That includes raising the state property tax next year.

As part of this conversation we ask Reykdal: where does all the money Washington spends for schools come from?


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