Oregon parents ask school board: ‘Please tax me’

Parents in Beaverton, Ore. are asking the school board to tax them more, the Huffington Post reports. One year after Beaverton voters rejected a local option levy that would have raised $14 million for schools, 344 school positions have been axed amid a large budget deficit and class sizes have ballooned. As a result, some classes number around 50 students, preventing teachers from offering one-on-one assistance. Teachers have
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