Lopez school district grapples with shortfall, layoffs
What’s the solution to Lopez Island school district’s $700K shortfall? Administrators and school board candidates grapple for the solution.
Bond system, wealth inequity are targets of school-funding suit
If a lawsuit brought against the state by one of Washington’s small, rural school districts prevails, it could level the playing field for rich and poor districts when it comes to funding school construction.
San Juan school districts face big budget shortfalls due to levy cap
A law to make state education funding more equitable has had the opposite effect in the San Juan Islands. While San Juan property owners are paying more in state education taxes, less funding is going towards local schools.