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HB 2366 - Amends Education Funding System - Washington Key Vote

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Title: Amends Education Funding System

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Legislature to amend the education funding system by the end of the 2017 session.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Legislature to take action by the end of the 2017 legislative session to “eliminate school district dependency” on local taxes (Sec. 4).
  • Establishes an education funding task force to make recommendations to the Legislature relating to topics including, but not limited to, the following topics (Sec. 2):
    • Sufficient compensation to hire and retain staff;
    • A system for future salary adjustments; and
    • Educator recruitment and retention programs.
  • Specifies that the education funding task force will consist of 4 state senators, 4 state house members, and the governor (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the superintendent of a public school district to provide staff compensation data to the education funding task force (Sec. 3).

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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