Bethel Schools feeling cramped as population grows, funding bonds fail.

Prior to the Bethel School District passing its first construction bond in 13 years, a tour was led to demonstrate need on Jan. 15, 2019. On Tuesday, Republican leaders voted to maintain the 60 percent majority required to approve school bonds.
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Prior to the Bethel School District passing its first construction bond in 13 years, a tour was led to demonstrate need on Jan. 15, 2019. On Tuesday, Republican leaders voted to maintain the 60 percent majority required to approve school bonds.

Matt Driscoll has been The News Tribune’s metro news columnist since 2015. A McClatchy President’s Award winner, Driscoll lives in Central Tacoma with his wife Jennifer and three children. He’s passionate about the City of Destiny, and strives to tell stories that might otherwise go untold.