Basic Education Finance, Joint Task Force

The 2007 Legislature created a Joint Task Force on Basic Education Finance to "review the definition of basic education and all current basic education funding formulas" (SB 5627).  The Task Force is to "develop options for a new funding structure and all the necessary formulas, and propose a new definition of basic education."   


Organization & Operations

Comprehensive Proposals Sponsored by Task Force Members

Contact the Task Force to Provide Input

If you have questions, comments, or would like to join an email update list, please email the Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) at or call 360-586-2795.  Copies of stakeholder emails and notes from phone conversations will be provided to members at each task force meeting.

Meetings & Materials

Meetings are organized and staffed by the WSIPP unless otherwise noted.

Policy Documents

WSIPP Reports to the Task Force