Letter to the Editor: School funding is community funding

Posted 9/12/18

A letter writer last week objected to the cost of the Jeffco Schools District’s funding request. His objection is that it “takes money out of the local economy.” Where on earth does he think …

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Letter to the Editor: School funding is community funding

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A letter writer last week objected to the cost of the Jeffco Schools District’s funding request. His objection is that it “takes money out of the local economy.” Where on earth does he think local school taxes go? Not to the Washington swamp but right back into the local economy to pay for teachers, new and upgraded buildings, supplies and more, things that, besides helping our students, put money in the pockets of local citizens and businesses.

Melinda Reed,
Wheat Ridge

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