The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo50° Clear

Monday

Hi82° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo53° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi82° Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance T-storms

Tuesday Night

Lo56° Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi75° Chance Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Showers Likely

Thursday

Hi70° Showers Likely

Thursday Night

Lo51° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi78° Mostly Sunny

As state gears up to fully fund education, what role will levies play?

Send to Kindle
Print This

NCW — Voters across North Central Washington — from Leavenworth to Oroville — on Tuesday returned ballots offering continued support for their schools by renewing levies.

For decades, every two to four years, school districts go back to voters and ask for a renewal of funds from local taxes. And while those funds initially paid for the extras — like school sports, or maintenance of buildings and grounds — they now fund everything from teachers’ salaries to the cost of running buses. Local superintendents agree they have become a critical piece of school budgets.

View my options or Sign in