Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes, left, speaks on the House floor Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, during debate over education funding at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The House approved its education funding proposal Wednesday, just weeks after the Republican-led Senate passed its own plan. Both sides will now need to negotiate a final compromise. Lawmakers are working to comply with a 2012 state Supreme Court ruling that they must fully fund the state's basic education system.
Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes, left, speaks on the House floor Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, during debate over education funding at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The House approved its education funding proposal Wednesday, just weeks after the Republican-led Senate passed its own plan. Both sides will now need to negotiate a final compromise. Lawmakers are working to comply with a 2012 state Supreme Court ruling that they must fully fund the state's basic education system. Ted S. Warren AP
Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes, left, speaks on the House floor Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, during debate over education funding at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The House approved its education funding proposal Wednesday, just weeks after the Republican-led Senate passed its own plan. Both sides will now need to negotiate a final compromise. Lawmakers are working to comply with a 2012 state Supreme Court ruling that they must fully fund the state's basic education system. Ted S. Warren AP

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State House passes plan to fix school funding, but not how to pay for it

February 22, 2017 2:30 PM

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