As EW readers continue to regain balance after the presidential election, we want to reflect on two education-related measures: Measure 97, the tax on large corporations, and Measure 98, the high school graduation initiative.
Who won? Large corporations, that’s who.
An estimated record $28 million was ponied up by big corporations to defeat Measure 97. We mean big: Walmart, Ford, CVS, Boise Cascade, PGE, Weyerhaeuser, etc.