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5:02 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Washington Education Bills Lack Response To Supreme Court Ruling

Alexandra Kocik Northwest News Network

Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 4:47 pm

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A single shiny red apple sat atop each desk on the Washington Senate floor Wednesday to represent a day full of voting on education issues. Senators deliberated and passed multiple measures. One would rank schools with A through F grades. Another would make it easier for principals to get rid of ineffective teachers.

But Democrats like Sen. David Frockt point out that lawmakers have not yet responded to a state Supreme Court ruling known as the McCleary decision. It requires more funding for schools.

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