Fast-growing Seattle-area school districts seek more money from voters

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Two big Eastside school districts with swelling enrollments — Bellevue and Lake Washington — are seeking well over $1 billion between them on next week’s special ballot to build new schools.

Lake Washington hopes voters will approve a $755 million bond measure to build six new schools and to improve several others to make room for 4,000 additional students expected over the next eight years

Bellevue is asking for a $450 million bond measure to replace the last six schools of a three-part construction program to add space for about 3,000 additional students.

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