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New tax would support Whatcom preschoolers

County Council hears proposal to fund housing, childcare options

Loving Space School in Bellingham's York neighborhood offers preschool education. A proposed property tax would create additional opportunities for children under the age of 5 in Whatcom County.
Loving Space School in Bellingham's York neighborhood offers preschool education. A proposed property tax would create additional opportunities for children under the age of 5 in Whatcom County. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
More than half of the children entering kindergarten in Whatcom County aren’t ready to learn,

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