New state budget helps restore programs at struggling districts

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CLASSROOMThe State Legislature passed a two-year, $33.6 billion dollar operating budget over the weekend and that takes the heat off some local school districts.

According to the Kitsap Sun, North and South Kitsap School Districts are now looking to restore some teaching position that were previously on the chopping block.

Access to free, all-day kindergarten will also be restored, according to the paper.

Each district will receive additional money for transportation, school supplies and building utilities with the $1 billion dollars in new money for K-12th grade education.

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