11/09/2014 03:24 pm ET Updated Nov 09, 2014

Seattle Residents Choose To Raise Their Own Taxes To Subsidize Preschool, Increase Teacher Pay

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A Seattle ballot measure enacting a $58 million property-tax levy for city-subsidized preschool won big in Tuesday returns.

Seattle Proposition No. 1B will authorize a $58 million property-tax levy to fund a four-year pilot program of city-subsidized preschool on a sliding scale while raising academic standards and the pay of preschool teachers.

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