Washington Prohibition on Unnecessary Busing of Students, Initiative 350 (1978)
The Washington Prohibition on Unnecessary Busing of Students Initiative, also known as Initiative 350, was on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure prohibited assigning students to other than the nearest or next-nearest school.
|Washington Initiative 350 (1978)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall public educational authorities be prohibited from assigning students to other than the nearest or next-nearest school with limited exceptions?||”|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 350 was filed on February 10, 1978 by Ben Caley of Seattle. 182,882 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1978 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all State of Washington Initiatives to the People
- The Spokesman-Review, "Busing ballot faces rough Spokane ride," November 5, 1978
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1978 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 22, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People," accessed August 22, 2013
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