Hayley Day

Hayley Day has been a community journalist for over a decade. Most recently she was a reporter at The Journal of the San Juan Islands. She wrote about culture and entertainment for Cincinnati publications including the city’s only daily newspaper and its largest alternative weekly. Read more of her work at www.HayleyDay.com.

Dept. of Unintended Consequences: McCleary Funding Reforms force Big San Juan School District Budget Cuts

The pandemic has reduced student enrollment for districts like San Juan Island, and reduced funding as more students are homeschooled. The inability to collect the full amount of the district’s last enrichment levy adds to the shortfall.