Stories tagged: school spending
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wants to raise taxes and funnel nearly $4 billion more into schools over the next two years
Gov. Jay Inslee unveils a plan to spend more for schools and pay for it with tax increases
Sun., June 8, 2014
Steven Malanga: Activist courts fail to improve schools
Judges can order states to spend more on education. But does it improve schools? In 1977, writing in the Harvard Law Review, Supreme Court Justice William Brennan Jr. exhorted state …
Sat., June 7, 2014
Shawn Vestal: Study finds spending money on poorer schools pays off
A key question regarding schools and money: To throw or not to throw? As the Washington Supreme Court continues to ride hard on the Legislature’s half-hearted attempts to provide “ample” …
Wed., Feb. 26, 2014
Washington Senate Democrats offer budget proposal
OLYMPIA – A day after some members said they’d support a no-new-taxes budget with relatively few changes in state spending plans, Senate Democrats unveiled a more ambitious – and more …
Thu., March 28, 2013, 11:56 a.m.
Inslee: Extend temporary tax, spend more on schools
Budget recommendations for the next two years from Gov. Jay Inslee call for the state to keep temporary tax increases on beer and some business services and spend an extra …
Tue., May 31, 2011, 3:54 p.m.
Idaho ranks low, falling for school spending
It’s not just that Idaho ranks 50th in the nation for per-pupil spending on schools, an area where the state long has ranked low. It’s that Idaho’s ranking for school …