What Does Adequate School Funding Look Like? | KUOW News and Information

What Does Adequate School Funding Look Like?

Nov 9, 2012

The Supreme Court of Washington ruled earlier this year that the state is not meeting its constitutional duty to fully fund public education. What does a well-funded school system look like? We talk with Diane Ravitch, research professor of education at New York University.

Also this hour: Colorado and Washington state have voted to legalize marijuana, but former federal drug policy advisor Kevin Sabet says it will be a "short-lived" victory for supporters. We'll hear how Washington, D.C. might react to the push for legal pot. Plus, KUOW's Dave Beck speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams and Nick Bond joins us with a weekend weather forecast.