$318M education windfall divvied up
For two years, members of the Metropolitan King County Council have considered how best to spend a onetime, $318 million windfall for education.
They hired consultants, held community meetings and heard hours of public comment about whether the money would make the biggest difference in early learning, K-12 schools or higher education. Now, council members have a formal spending plan - but it could take another eight months before they have a plan to execute it.
On Wednesday, council...