Education funding

NKSD Paraeducators dressed in blue to show they’re a team while speaking to the district board. (photo courtesy of Dawn Navarette)

Paraeducators ask NKSD board to restore cut hours

Editor’s Note - a previous version of this story included an erroneous quote: “Some of these kids have health situations that require a para that… Continue reading


NKSD projects need more funding despite $40M levy

NKSD has $80M worth of capital projects and $40M in levy funds to spend


South Kitsap community touring school district’s well-worn facilities

South Kitsap High is a high-achieving place of learning despite the school’s wear and tear.


Democratic lawmakers unveil conflicting budget proposals

Senate and House Democrats are at odds over education funding and how to cut property taxes.

Rolfes: CTE funding a ‘back to the future’ effort

SILVERDALE — Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23rd District, said ensuring funding for career and technical education is “sort of a back-to-the future kind of effort.” Rolfes… Continue reading

New state budget means increased funding for South Kitsap school districts

PORT ORCHARD — When the Washington State Legislature finally passed its two-year state budget and Gov. Jay Inslee signed it June 30, there were expressions… Continue reading

State budget finally passed, avoiding government shutdown

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year state budget June 30, ensuring no state agency is closed or state worker laid off when… Continue reading