The Senate Majority Coalition Caucus budget that is billed as a big new investment in education – without new taxes – apparently is not putting in as much new cash for K-12 public schools as previously thought. Just yesterday Brian Rosenthal of the Seattle Times dug in to some of the numbers and finds that it falls well short of claims to invest $1 billion in new money for schools.
Read the report here, and a takeaway excerpt is here:
The Senate’s two-year budget was advertised as a $1 billion funding increase for schools. But if you add up