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Voters say Legislature has a responsibility to act to prevent school closures, staff layoffs

55% of 874 vot­ers inter­viewed from March 7th-8th, 2023 said they agreed that Wash­ing­ton’s pub­lic schools are under­fund­ed and we need to raise state rev­enue to ful­ly fund them, while 35% dis­agreed and 10% were not sure. 59% of those sur­veyed sub­se­quent­ly said they agreed that the Leg­is­la­ture has an oblig­a­tion to respond to the fis­cal crises dis­tricts are fac­ing by sub­stan­tial­ly increas­ing school funding.