Teacher raises should get blame for Edmonds schools’ woes

Jerry Cornfield’s article in Sunday’s Herald (“Layoffs and larger classes help Edmonds solve fiscal problem”) failed to mention that the Edmonds School District budget problems are a direct result of the 18.3 percent raises granted to teachers just a few months ago.

It is not all about state funding of education; it is also about prudent management of those funds.

David Hope

Snohomish

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