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Edmonds School District defends $500M for funding


Last updated 7/8/2021 at 10:15am

Edmonds School District Superintendent Gustavo Balderas

The Edmonds School District has joined Douglas County parents and teachers in asking the court to allow them to join Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson in defending $500 million per year for education funding.

This week, they filed a motion to intervene as defendants with the state Superior Court in Douglas County in the cases of Clayton v. Washington and Quinn v. Washington. Both lawsuits are trying to eliminate $500 million per year in education funding raised from a capital gains tax on extraordinary profits from stock sales exceeding $250,000.

These monies fund school repai...

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