Washington’s Estate Tax: Revenue for Higher Education and Early Learning

Publication Date: February 2010

Publisher: Economic Opportunity Institute

Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins

Research Area: Banking and finance; Education

Keywords: estate tax; education

Type: Brief


Increasing Washington's estate tax could fund universal pre-kindergarten, Washington's early childhood education career and wage ladder, and provide publicly-financed tuition for all Washington public high school graduates -- in addition to lowering class sizes in public schools and improving academic help for struggling students.