The state constitution says it’s Washington’s “paramount duty to make ample provisions for the education of all children,” but is it failing to do that? This afternoon, the state Supreme Court will consider arguments on both sides, NPR reports. The past few years have been tough on the state’s public schools. Lawmakers have slashed nearly $4 billion in funding to districts. At the same time, they’ve raised the bar for students, teachers and administrators.

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