The shameful, endless
Parents and their children live and breathe it every day: overcrowded classrooms ... lack of basic textbooks and supplies ... disappearing arts and sports programs ... unsafe buildings ... overwhelmed teachers ...
How did we get into
Why — after four decades of state government committees, studies, and reports — do Washington’s schoolchildren continue to suffer a steady decline in basic education funding?
We are by parents and
Late last fall, one rainy weekend morning, a small group of parents met over coffee. The conversation turned to how the lack of state funding for public schools was taking a toll on all our kids...
People are talking
We sat down with Washington State parents, students and teachers to discuss their experiences with our state’s huge basic education funding gap. Here’s what they had to say. View more videos