CLALLAM: Sequim and Port Angeles students may have to pay more to take class

SEQUIM — Driver’s safety education may be the next Sequim School District program scuttled because financial woes.

Superintendent Mike Joyner told the School Board on Monday that a loss of state funding may force the district to consider alternative methods of providing driver’s education to students.

Data provided by the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction indicates an average of $425 per student, per year is spent by school districts on driver’s education.

Currently, the state reimburses districts for students enrolled in driver education.

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