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Seattle Public Schools School District Proposition #1 is listed in the Progressive Voters Guide below. The Progressive Voters Guide compiles the information that allows you to make informed decisions about the races on your ballot, based on your values. Vote in every race on your ballot! It's our right and our responsibility. Please share this guide with your friends and family.

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Vote YES for Seattle Schools

Seattle Public Schools School District Proposition #1 photo The Board of Directors of Seattle School District No. 1 is proposing a three-year replacement levy to continue funding education programs not supported by the state for 53,000 Seattle students. The Legislature recently changed school funding formulas to increase state funding and reduce local levies. However, state funding falls short of students' needs. For instance, the state provided funding for 9 school nurses while the district employs 63 nurses.

Proposition No. 1 seeks to close that gap to pay for nurses, counselors, and custodians, as well as special education for 7,000 students. It would levy funds at $1.05 per $1,000 of assessed property value in 2020 and decline to $0.87 in 2022. The owner of a median $728,000 home would pay approximately $749 per year. Vote YES on Proposition No. 1 to give our Seattle teachers and students the resources they need to thrive! Read more...

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Vote YES for Seattle Schools

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The Board of Directors of Seattle School District No. 1 is proposing a three-year replacement levy to continue funding education programs not supported by the state for 53,000 Seattle students. The Legislature recently changed school funding formulas to increase state funding and reduce local levies. However, state funding falls short of students' needs. For instance, the state provided funding for 9 school nurses while the district employs 63 nurses.

Proposition No. 1 seeks to close that gap to pay for nurses, counselors, and custodians, as well as special education for 7,000 students. It would levy funds at $1.05 per $1,000 of assessed property value in 2020 and decline to $0.87 in 2022. The owner of a median $728,000 home would pay approximately $749 per year. Vote YES on Proposition No. 1 to give our Seattle teachers and students the resources they need to thrive!

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