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Still No Plan As McCleary Deadline Looms

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The Capitol is empty except for budget negotiators and a handful of other lawmakers who are meeting regularly as part of an education funding task force.

There’s still no decision on how the state will fund basic education. Lawmakers are in the midst of a second special session, trying to come up with a plan to satisfy the state Supreme Court’s McCleary decision and the deadline is looming.

88.5’s Ariel Van Cleave spoke with Seattle Times education reporter Neal Morton to get an update on negotiations.

The Seattle Times Education Lab has more detailed reporting on negotiations here