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Topic: class size

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November 5, 2014 at 5:08 PM

UPDATE: Class-size initiative back in lead after King County update

Update on Nov. 7 at 4:52 p.m.: I-1351 now leads by almost 9,000. So far, 1.75 million votes have been counted. Update at 4:25 p.m.: And just like that, King updates its count and I-1351 is back in the lead with almost 6,000 votes out of 1.7 million counted. Update at 3:57 p.m.: Initiative 1351 now trailing by a…

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November 4, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Class-size measure trailing narrowly in first-day returns

With all but four Eastern Washington counties reporting in first-day returns, Washington voters were narrowly rejecting an initiative that would require the state Legislature to find nearly $5 billion though 2019 to pay for lower class sizes and hire more of everyone else needed to operate a school, from principals to groundskeepers. The I-1351 campaign, backed primarily by the state teachers…

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