Tom Ahearne, center-right, the lead attorney in a lawsuit against the state of Washington regarding the funding of education, gestures as he speaks Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, during a Washington Supreme Court hearing in Olympia, Wash. The hearing was held to determine if Washington state has complied with a court mandate to fully fund the state's basic education system. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Tom Ahearne, center-right, the lead attorney in a lawsuit against the state of Washington regarding the funding of education, gestures as he speaks Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, during a Washington Supreme Court hearing in Olympia, Wash. The hearing was held to determine if Washington state has complied with a court mandate to fully fund the state's basic education system. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP
Tom Ahearne, center-right, the lead attorney in a lawsuit against the state of Washington regarding the funding of education, gestures as he speaks Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, during a Washington Supreme Court hearing in Olympia, Wash. The hearing was held to determine if Washington state has complied with a court mandate to fully fund the state's basic education system. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP

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