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Coeur d’Alene voters pass school levy

SPOKANE, Wash. - A multi-million dollar levy to fund Coeur d'Alene schools was easily approved by voters Tuesday.

With all absentee ballots and polling places accounted for, 74 percent of voters had approved the $7.8 million-a-year levy.

It required a simple majority to pass.

"It's just a huge relief, because it was such a vital piece of who we are," said Hazel Bauman, superintendent of the Coeur d'Alene School District. "I'm feeling very, very positive and thankful to the community for their support."  More at the Spokesman.com

Students held a rally Monday afternoon at Sherman Park in Coeur d'Alene to show their support for the levy. They say it's vital to provide the students with an unparalleled educational experience.

Voting results can be viewed here.

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