Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens, left, and Debra Stephens listen to Thomas Ahearne, attorney for the coalition that sued the state over education funding, during a hearing before the state Supreme Court on Sept. 3, 2014, in Olympia. Last week, the court ordered the state to pay a fine of $100,000 per day over the Legislature’s failure to come up with a detailed education funding plan.
Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens, left, and Debra Stephens listen to Thomas Ahearne, attorney for the coalition that sued the state over education funding, during a hearing before the state Supreme Court on Sept. 3, 2014, in Olympia. Last week, the court ordered the state to pay a fine of $100,000 per day over the Legislature’s failure to come up with a detailed education funding plan. Elaine Thompson The Associated Press
Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens, left, and Debra Stephens listen to Thomas Ahearne, attorney for the coalition that sued the state over education funding, during a hearing before the state Supreme Court on Sept. 3, 2014, in Olympia. Last week, the court ordered the state to pay a fine of $100,000 per day over the Legislature’s failure to come up with a detailed education funding plan. Elaine Thompson The Associated Press

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