TITLE

Wash. Lawmakers Debate How To Pay for School-Reform Package

AUTHOR(S)
Richardson, Joanna
PUB. DATE
May 1993
SOURCE
Education Week;5/5/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 32, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a school-reform bill moving Washington state to a performance-based education system has been approved by the legislature. Education groups have argued that the bill should be paid with new money, and not by cutting basic education funding. Some lawmakers have suggested the money could come from cuts in pilot projects and special educational programs. The legislation is a scaled-down version of a sweeping reform plan released by a panel headed by former Governor Booth Gardener of Washington state shortly before he left office in 1992.
ACCESSION #
19725462

 

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