35 Marysville teachers receive layoff notices after voters reject levy extensions

Thirty-five teachers in the Marysville School District received layoff notices last week, after voters rejected levy measures that would have funded 14-18% of the district’s overall budget.

The district is also not replacing retiring teachers and non-continuing staff.

The “Educational Programs and Operation Levy” and the “Technology and Capital Projects Levy” failed at the polls in February and April, with both receiving less than 50% of votes to accept.

The district is now assessing its budget for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year as it looks to cut spending by $13.5 million.

Other possible reductions in the budget include cuts to athletics and extracurricular activities, reduced bus routes and additional staff layoffs.

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