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Benton County schools eye budget cuts following levy failures

(The Center Square) – Two school districts in Benton County, Washington, are looking at budget cuts after voters twice refused to renew operational levies that…

Schools reverse unmasking decisions, Spokane mayor joins chorus to end mandates

(The Center Square) — Within 10 days of flouting the requirement that students wear masks in class, three schools in Eastern Washington reversed course to…

Eastern Washington schools risk state funding loss by ending student mask mandate

(The Center Square) – The Colville and Kettle Falls school districts in Stevens County have removed student masks more than a month before the state…